A little bit of history... Canada was founded by two different people: the French and the English. The French occupied the territory known today as Quebec and the English slowly occupied the rest of the country. The colonization started in 1634 and Canada, as we know it, was born in 1867. Throughout the colonization, the… Continue reading St. John the Baptist, Quebec’ National Celebration
Living an unbalanced life is the easiest thing in the world! Have an extra bite too often, read a book too late into the night too often, forego that walk you know you should take on more nights than what's good for you and you are out of balance. It takes effort and determination to… Continue reading Balance: the Never Ending Quest
School year that is! I have only one child left in the school system and next year is her last year. Graduation! I cannot believe how quickly twelve years went by. It feels like it was only yesterday that it was time to go to kindergarten. She certainly looks forward to the next two months.… Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust
For some time now, I have known I needed something new in my life. So I am leaving "the old" behind and taking a step forward into the unknown. You see, I have a choice: I can use my skills, my gift, to help someone's pockets OR I can use my skills to help someone’s… Continue reading Invest in Your Talent
How often do we get life's whispers? I can’t go on like this forever I don't like this has much as I used to This weighs on me, and it didn't use to It doesn’t give me as much satisfaction as it used to Maybe it's time to move on I need a new hobby… Continue reading The Whispers
You know.... There are moments in life when you cannot help but wonder "what's the point of all this?" Although you want to be motivated and mobilized, your heart is just not in it! What is the point indeed? The fun has been wrung out of the activity you were passionate about not that long… Continue reading What’s the Point?
Today is Father's Day... And I have had no one to wish it to for close to 20 years. I am wondering if men today know the meaning of fatherhood. What kind of examples do the youth have? They see their parents struggling to give them a comfortable living... at the expense of quality living.… Continue reading Father’s Day
I have a brand new laptop (and I have been using it for not even two months) and today, it gives me grief! It is a good and renown make... it should not have behaved the way it did! It was slow, it made just about everything "not responsive" and it was overall a waste… Continue reading Darn Technology!
I look forward to summer break. The spring in my step is not what it could be. I won't travel this year, I need rest, I need a rested brain. Although I love to change scenery once in a while, there is no denying the fact that travelling is not a restful way to rejuvenate… Continue reading Summer Break
Today was what my colleague and I call "sushi Thursday". Once a week, lunch out instead of bring our lunches and we treat ourselves to sushi. We both like it. On top of our usual plate we treated ourselves to sushi desserts this week. For those who do not know how that concept can even… Continue reading Purposely Seek Little Pleasures