Psssst. We’ve got big family news. He’s almost 21 and she’s nearly 94. On the same day! Yes, two of my favourite people – my son and my mom – share the same birthday. And we are just days away from the big day. Celebrations, at least on Francine’s part, have been full on. I’ve attended three […]
How’s that book of mine coming along? Can you say “lessons in frustration?” If you’ve not heard, I’m crafting a book about the Just TypiKel adventures and people encountered over the ten years (1983 -1993) that I worked with my mother in her Vancouver-based Asian antiques and collectibles shop. Think Antiques Road Show meets Auntie Mame meets James […]
Yes, aren’t you glad you’re not me? You will be after you read this. An Embarrassing Spring Wake Up Call I am a lifer. A lifetime member of Weight Watchers. I think the first time I reached my goal weight and became a lifer was back in 2000. Since then, I’ve put the weight back […]
It’s Oscar week! Welcome back, Troops. My apologies for being rather quiet here of late. However, life has been anything but dull. I’m just back from a weekend in Salt Lake City where I attended the Build Your Blog Conference. While it was splendid effort crammed full of educational seminars that left me reeling with wonder, it wasn’t the main […]
Dear me I need perspective. Case in point. Our advent candle (which has been burning daily) is currently displaying two different dates. Pick the one that works for you. You say magical. I say nightmare. When I read today’s Finish The Sentence Friday prompt of “Dear Me …” I instantly conjured up a “Poor me, today […]
Neighbors run when they see you coming? Take heart. You’re not alone. Is there hope? Check out my latest Just TypiKel How good neighbors make good fences.
Preschool in your future? Think it’s only about the little ones? Think again. You might be surprised. I certainly was. How preschool connections saved me.
Ever been duped by an 8 year old? Mother Mother may I bring three strangers home? Yep. That time we were invited to lunch and our hostess didn’t even know we existed. Just typikel.
Most embarrassing moment? That embarrassingly unfortunate rape alarm incident. Just typikel. http://kellylmckenzie.com/embarrass…alarm-incident/
When should one stop travelling? Or get purple pants? Mom is living life to the fullest -at 91. http://kellylmckenzie.com/living-life-to…-fullest-at-91/