Articles written by: Barbara Moser

Our Shirley Cohen turns 90 with no let-up on sales career
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Our Shirley Cohen turns 90 with no let-up on sales career

September 13, Shirley Miller Cohen celebrated her 90th birthday. This in itself is no longer unusual. People are living longer and many are healthy and active.

Times and Places: Udaipur: our favourite spot on our Indian tour
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Times and Places: Udaipur: our favourite spot on our Indian tour

We can finally say it: Udaipur is the city to die for. It was the climax of our trip to India. We took the superhighway from Jaipur with its numerous toll booths to Udaipur but had trouble locating our booked hotel. Finally with a call to the hotel, we were […]

Times and Places: Holland is all about the canals and architecture
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Times and Places: Holland is all about the canals and architecture

This trip started off with a bit of a scare.

Book review: Michael Carin shows a world that was and a world that might have been
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Book review: Michael Carin shows a world that was and a world that might have been

Have you ever put off finishing a book for fear of saying goodbye to the world and the characters the author has created?

Jazz, food, shopping, dogs, flowers, mansions — Burlington delights
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Jazz, food, shopping, dogs, flowers, mansions — Burlington delights

This visit to Vermont had special meaning for me.

Times and Places: Loose in the Pink City of Jaipur, India
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Times and Places: Loose in the Pink City of Jaipur, India

We arrived by plane from Bengaluru and found the Atithi Guest House off MI Rd. It’s about one kilometer from the Pink City, which is surrounded by a wall and houses several markets. We had chosen to fly to Jaipur of the three major Rajasthan cities, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur, […]

Times and Places: From Bengaluru to Mysore and back
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Times and Places: From Bengaluru to Mysore and back

Just off the plane at the huge and ultra-modern Bengaluru airport, we shared a taxi with a lieutenant colonel in the Indian army

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Our favourite haunt — B & M in N.D.G. — has a fresh, new look

Irwin and I have been dining at B & M for years, with our mothers in tow.

Small dogs, especially mine, have big issues
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Small dogs, especially mine, have big issues

We adopted Rufus three years ago. He was abandoned when he was three, saved from a high–kill pound, then fostered by an animal rescue until I saw him on the Internet and fell in love.

Ashley’s takes healthy vegetarian food to a whole new level
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Ashley’s takes healthy vegetarian food to a whole new level

It’s gorgeous, with exposed brick on one wall, huge picture window facing Sherbrooke, two rows of wooden tables with black wooden chairs and a banquette on one side.