A Conversation with Richard Obermayer: Is Stretching Good For You?

Do you think being able to touch your toes defines flexibility? Or is there another way we can start to think about retaining or gaining … Read the rest


Rose Reisman on Eating Healthy In the Winter

You are what you eat.  It’s a familiar refrain – often from a parent to a child with the intention of dissuading the child from … Read the rest


New Year! New You? Hit the Reset Button!

Even if you don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions, the New Year is an opportunity to reinvigorate, refresh and hit the reset button for yourself. Whether … Read the rest


Top 5 Films of 2014

Despite the fact that 2014 was a comparatively dismal year for movies, and an under-performing one at the box office, I still find myself passionately … Read the rest


So You Think You Can Bagel?

In a cosmopolitan city like Toronto where the citizens are generally well-traveled and everybody has an opinion, few things trigger such healthy debate as the … Read the rest


Juicing like Jack Lalanne

When I was a kid, I can remember seeing those hysterical infomercials of Jack Lalanne, in his royal blue jumpsuit, juicing everything under the sun … Read the rest


Cape Breton Adventures

I wanted to share my outdoor adventures for anyone who hasn’t been out East because the scenery simply takes your breath away. It made me … Read the rest


Who’s Ray?

Ray is short for “Ray of Sunshine.” My family gave me this nickname a long time ago…before I became a morning person. In the morning, … Read the rest



The Lost Art of Screwball Comedy

     Screwball comedies have their origins in the silent films of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin, but they really didn’t come to prominence until … Read the rest