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Living Life Backwards

I belong to the group of people who love books. Nothing brings me as much joy as receiving a book as a gift. Believe it or not, not even diamonds. That’s right, not even diamonds.   I love stationery, I … Continue reading

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But If We Wait

“Are you ready?” Klaus asked finally. “No,” Sunny answered. “Me neither,” Violet said, “but if we wait until we’re ready we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives, let’s go.”  Lemony Snicket A few years after settling in Montreal, … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing I Wish More

When I looked out my window today morning it was snowing. I grumbled and sighed and then went into the kitchen to make coffee. Don’t get me wrong on this. I love nature. But this winter has somehow been too … Continue reading

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Did You Drink Coffee Today?

I think one of the vices that I have is drinking coffee. I try not to overdo it since I am not allowed to exceed three cups a day (doctor’s orders). According to my cardiologist, espresso and Arabic coffee are … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Slow Down Sometimes

I find it strange how at some point in my existence, my life became so hectic and stressful. I was always doing things. Besides having a full time job, or sometimes even more than one job, I was also taking … Continue reading

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The Unlucky Number Thirteen

For the past week I haven’t written a single word. I say this with a sad heart. I had the flu and it was so bad that I had to stay in bed for a few days. It’s been years … Continue reading

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And Miles To Go Before I Sleep

Dream(n)- vision, reverie, nightmare, hallucination, delusion, trance, fantasy, aspiration, delight. Dream(v)- fantasize, visualize, imagine, fancy, daydream, envisage, hallucinate, think. During normal times when I would watch from my window the first snowfall of the season, I would do so with … Continue reading

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A Year Ago Today

A year ago today you left the house only to leave this world a day after. Tomorrow will be exactly a year since I last heard your voice or saw you. I remember how on that Thursday evening, in the … Continue reading

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Do You Worry Too Much?

Are you like me? Do you worry too much? Do you lose sleep over matters that may seem trivial to others? The synonyms listed in the thesaurus for worry are: Worry (verb)- be anxious- fret- be concerned- be troubled- be … Continue reading

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Lost In Reading

Of the novels that I have read lately, in almost every one of them someone close to the main character (the hero or heroine) dies of cancer at a very young age. In real life most of the people I … Continue reading

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