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Promises! Promises!

It’s election time here in Quebec. In less than a month, on April 7th, we Quebecers will elect a new government, and perhaps a new premier. And like every election time all we see and hear in the media are … Continue reading

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Happy Doodling!

I was leafing through one of my notebooks this morning, when I came to the following sentence that I had underlined in red. “Work with your negative blurts and try to change them into positive affirmatives.” Julia Cameron After I … Continue reading

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It Is So Disturbing

Things are not looking good again in Lebanon. Car bombs exploding every other day killing innocent people, the revolt in neighboring Syria and the political turmoil that is sweeping the Arab world. Recently I have stopped reading newspaper articles about … Continue reading

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Because You Can’t

I have mentioned earlier that I lived in Dubai for a while with my late husband. Dubai is perhaps the most cosmopolitan city that I have lived in. People who come to work and live in Dubai come for a … Continue reading

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Why Put Others Down?

During a telephone conversation with a certain someone the other day, I realized that no matter what I said, no matter how I answered her questions, this person on the other end of the line had something to say to … Continue reading

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A Catcher’s Mitt

Have you ever been misunderstood in your life more than once? Well I have, more often than I have been understood, especially as a young adult. I am not and never have been an introvert. On the contrary, I was … Continue reading

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The Desire To Annoy

Do you like confrontations? Do you like to face the people you are mad or angry at? Or do you just take a step back, turn the corner and wish you never have anything to do with those people? Friedrich … Continue reading

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Destiny Or Fate Or Whatever

Have you ever thought about the many people you have come to know during your lifetime? Have you ever wondered at some point in your life how and why you have lost contact with them over the years? Some you … Continue reading

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Am I Wasting My Time

I have a corner in my bedroom where I have a tiny narrow desk (actually a computer desk passed on to me by one of my kids) and a small narrow bookcase where I keep my writing pads and notebooks, … Continue reading

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I Am Not Sure How

Yesterday was a sad day for me, for us. On this day, exactly a year ago, we buried my best friend, and exactly three months after I buried my husband. And yesterday was one of those days that I started … Continue reading

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