Daily grievance and fun

Winter Solstice With a Bang

This day is not going unnoticed where I live. Winter came in with a bang... a snow storm which brought us at least six inches of snow (15 cm)! Now the figure is not that impressive, but we have been enjoying mild temperature in both November and December and no great amount of snow so… Continue reading Winter Solstice With a Bang

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Flu Season

It makes you wonder why you even bothered to get the flu vaccine... You still end up with the sniffles, feeling borderline feverish, sporting  bright-red irritated nostrils, and you have the work-out of coughing your lungs out because your congestion is made of concrete-like ... OK, I will stop the description right there. We all… Continue reading Flu Season

Daily grievance and fun

Thanksgiving in Canada

It might come as a shock to some people but the last Thursday of November is not unanimously Thanksgiving Day in the entire world.  The Canadian Thanksgiving always occurs on the first Monday of October.  This statutory holiday is not as big a deal as it is in the USA; no turkey gets a pardon… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Canada

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

I know... catchy tune! It came to mind today because I actually saw a rainbow , a complete 180-degree arc with vibrant colours. You know how sometimes one end is clear and the other, rather blurry and pale... No, not today. I could not help but think about its symbolical meaning; an alliance, a covenant,… Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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Telling Signs Summer is Over

Already the last days of September. After a summer exceptionally hot, the respite of heat is much welcome. Birds forming a V shape fly south Sandals are not enough to keep your toes warm Temperature varies from 29 C to 0  C (freezing point) in less than 24 hours It rains more than usual Yellow… Continue reading Telling Signs Summer is Over

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Living a Fake or Genuine Life

Years ago I made a decision I will not ever regret despite its  lack of popularity. I will not fake my moods, for no one, under no circumstances. I will not fake a jolly mood when I feel like weeping, I will not smile if I have no reason to.  I will not deny the… Continue reading Living a Fake or Genuine Life

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Summer Break – Unexpected

The first week of my vacation is already behind me and I did not see it go by. It has been busy! I have been looking to replace my vehicle for over a year and this week I went for it, albeit unexpectedly. My friend leases her vehicle, and she likes it—how I understand the… Continue reading Summer Break – Unexpected