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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Daily grievance and fun

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

Daily grievance and fun

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

Daily grievance and fun

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

Daily grievance and fun

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

Daily grievance and fun, Observation

Do No Harm But Take No…

I am ordinarily a gentle soul that prefers a strife-less environment, patient in most circumstances, and understanding to a fault. I seem to have a harder time of it these last few days. My level of frustration has risen on more than one front, add lack of restful sleep and vacations that are overdue and… Continue reading Do No Harm But Take No…

Daily grievance and fun

This is Hot Hot Hot!

Murphy's law is it... whatever can go wrong will? The heatwave just broke here and we are getting some much needed cooler temperature. Did you know AC units only died during heatwaves when all stores in town are sold out? Of course! This Nordic chick here thought she would pass out. I finally survived... not… Continue reading This is Hot Hot Hot!