The Catholic Church has elected a new pope

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White smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel chimney and bells rang across Rome on Wednesday evening, indicating a new leader has been chosen for the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. The Catholic Church has elected a new pope: Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the 76-year-old Archbishop of Buenos Aires. He is the first pope ever of the Americas. [Read ...

My first double!

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We were short a player tonight, which meant that I was throwing 3 rocks instead of 2. In addition to that, I was throwing second and held the broom when our skip threw. I usually play lead, so I am more accustomed to putting up guards, but today I had lots of opportunity to practice ...

How clean is your hair?

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You know Spring is just around the corner when you are awoken in the morning by birds chirping. Spring also means it's time for me to get a haircut. I don't fuss over my hair much, so I usually only get my hair cut twice a year. This time, I decided I wanted to ...

The Hammer

This weekend hubby and I participated in our first 2-day bonspiel in Ridgetown, Ontario. For those of you, like me, that haven't previously heard of Ridgetown, it's a small community south-west of London, not far from Chatham. For fellow Canadians that follow curling on TSN, I'm sure you have seen these two Johnny "The Hammer" Chow commercials. Well, ...