Everyone will agree that children need to be protected from harm, but where it comes to medicine bottles, they are not only designed to be childproof, in many cases, they are also adult proof.
The majority of people get to work from home, but I have to go into the office to do … nothing. I literally have nothing to do, absolutely nothing, but management requires a warm body to be there. Yes, that's how they put it … a warm body.
The question 'What's for dinner?' is often met with 'I have no idea', 'Any suggestions?' or a huff and a puff accompanied by a headshake. The cook is fresh out of ideas. The situation gets even more complicated when a dinner party is pending. The hostess (or in many cases the host) wants to put something unique on the table but cookbooks and online recipes leave her scratching her head.
For years I read romance books. Not the cheesy kind with half-naked men or ladies with half-exposed breasts spilling out of their bodice on the cover, but respected romance books by Lesley Pearce, Erica James, Penny Vincenzi, etc.
In books and movies, we frequently read or hear of women who died of breast cancer. This is a rather negative picture as breast cancer doesn't have to be fatal, plenty of women survive this condition. I did.
One of my pet peeves is strollers on public transportation. If it were up to me, I would ban them. While I understand that parents and their children need to get around, during peak hours strollers should not be allowed on a train, bus or streetcar.