• What Canada Needs To Do To End Food Insecurity

    7 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    Illustration: iStock
    The first time I got a job in a restaurant, my mom said, “It's good to work in a restaurant, you'll never go hungry.” Like other gems of family wisdom-don't eat too many cherries at once, or if you're paid by the hour, always track your time-it took me years to appreciate that these were lessons learned the hard way. I've been lucky; I've never gone hungry. Growing up, I naively believed that everyone ate every day. My family always had food in the fridge, even in the years my mom was raising me and my brother on her own.
    But when I went to university, my food budget...
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  • L.A. Affairs: Mom said, 'When love calls, go.' So I traveled 7,260 miles for a first date

    L.A. Affairs: Mom said, 'When love calls, go.' So I traveled 7,260 miles for a first date

    7 days ago - By LA Times

    When I was in my 30s and working as a fashion editor in Hong Kong, a friend in Los Angeles called. He said, 'I've met your soul mate. I've met the man you're going to marry.'
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