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Slow Start Till it Got Sexy

A third of the way into Will Ferguson's Spanish Fly, I'm really beginning to enjoy this book but I'll be honest...

Will Ferguson…in Vegas?

What do Will Ferguson and Las Vegas have in common? Well, I don't know, really. Mr. Ferguson might be a big time gambler (he's certainly up on his clever crime schemes of the depression-era) or maybe he enjoys a good stiff drink, readily available in any...

Sex & Chocolate Cake: Two Hot Topics @ LOL’s Monthly Meeting

Open was Kathy's (on the right) book choice but because Kathy's house is without windows (and floors and some doors), Cindy W (left) kindly offered up her spectacular home to hold this month's LOL meeting. Of course, it was under the condition Kathy provide the...

Gratitude from Laura Gosset

I would like to take this opportunity to send out my heartfelt thanks on this Free-For-All-Friday to the lovely Ladies On Literature for their generous donation to Project Literacy Kelowna in memory of my Mom, Cleone Gosset. Mom passed away on January 1st, 2012 at...

If Dogs Were Meant to Fly…

...So cute was his little face, so sparkly his brown eyes, so silky his brindled fur, it was love at first sight when I spotted him at the SPCA. And just as I could not bear to leave him orphaned a minute longer and adopted...

A Deeper Side of Andre

After reading Andre Agassi's autobiography, you appreciate just how many times the superstar athlete lived through close calls that nearly cost him games, friendships, love, his education, and most certainly his self-respect. Well, this is a close call for me. Our meeting to discuss the book...

Tennis and more tennis

Tennis, tennis, and more tennis. At the 3/4 mark of Agassi's memoir, Open, I am getting a little tennised out. US Opens, Australian Opens, Wimbledon ...

27 Jan
Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova

Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova So Judy could have contributed any number of recipes from the fabulous selection she served up when she hosted LOL, but this dessert had the ladies going for seconds. What You Need: For the Chocolate Meringue Base 6 egg whites 1 ½ cups of superfine sugar 3 TBSP...

Is It Lost? Or Am I Loosing It?

         After recently downward dogging it in front of my yoga class with my shorts inside out, I ought to be embarrassed enough to avoid going back to the gym. But because I seek balance—in spirit and between the jeans I like to fit into...

Tennis Star-Crossed Lovers

So we know Andre Agassi married Stefi Graf in 2001 (and remains married to her, with a son and daughter) but did you know he always had a thing for her? Talk about foreshadowing! At about the mid-way point, after Agassi has finally won his first...