Tag Archives: emotions

One Word At A Time, One Page At A Time

Another night of insomnia has worked its magic on me. Exhausted my mind jumps from worry to worry, from one thought to another. To stay calm emotionally, I have to guard myself against despair. And when I find myself lying … Continue reading

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I’ll Get Through This

The statistics on my blog indicate that between December 2015 and March 2016 I have posted two articles per month, and from April 2016 onwards I have but one blog post each month. I find that so sad. There was a … Continue reading

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It’s Father’s Day

Today is Father’s Day. And for me and my kids it’s not a day like any other. It is one of those days that we just have to get through. Today is a day just for keeping on. In his answer … Continue reading

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Was There A Time

Today marks the ninth anniversary of our move to Montreal. I remember sitting on the bus and wondering about my life, about us, about our future as a family. And I remember having this sad feeling too. This gut feeling … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

“Nothing is worse and more hurtful than a happiness that comes too late. It can give no pleasure, yet it deprives you of that most precious of rights – the right to swear and curse at your fate!” Ivan Turgenev … Continue reading

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They Needed A Postal Code

Yesterday morning I woke up with the intention of not writing or posting anything on my blog. I say this in fact with a guilty conscience. I had a little something, an adventure shall we say, with my car the … Continue reading

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Survive Or Thrive?

Yesterday was one of those days that I had to sit and think again. I know when someone like a friend or acquaintance tells me I have to go out more often and meet people and do something with my … Continue reading

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Sit And Watch

“The only way to keep things slow was to watch everything and do nothing! You could stretch a day to three days, sure just by watching.” Ray Bradbury ‘Watching’ is what I have done for almost a year now. Sit … Continue reading

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I Needed To Imagine

When I looked out my bedroom window early this morning it was raining. It rained all day yesterday and I could hear the rain all night in my sleep. I love rain. I love it especially when I am indoors … 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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