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To Our Angels

“It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark, and thinking … Continue reading

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My Corner My Refuge

“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” Virginia Woolf Isn’t that every aspiring writer’s dream regardless of gender? I grew up in a small village in the east of the … Continue reading

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Perhaps

It’s the month of December again. It’s that time of year that I would rather skip altogether if I had the choice. This week marks the birthday of someone very special and dear to me. It will be the first … Continue reading

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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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Comfort, Love And A Peaceful Heart

The other day I was talking to a representative from the Canada Council for the Arts, when she asked to see my blog. Moments after I emailed the link to her she called back saying, and I quote: “What a … Continue reading

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“Sometimes I Think That’s The Only Right Thing To Do”

“I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.”  Haruki Murakami According to Miriam Webster’s dictionary a dream is defined as: “A strongly desired goal or purpose, something that fully satisfies a wish; a visionary creation of the imagination; … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Always Looking For It

For the past six months I have been waiting for an important phone call that I hope will change my life. And until I receive that call I feel like I am just walking around, getting along and counting the hours. … Continue reading

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The Light Is Always Shifting

I haven’t posted anything on my blog for some time now. Actually I haven’t been able to write anything at all for a while. And when I don’t write I feel empty and lost.  Joan Didion tells us writing is … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Four

It’s a cold snowy winter morning in Montreal. I sit at my desk hoping to continue my conversation. I have taken notes in my journal of all the points that I would like to tackle in my blog. I start … Continue reading

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Loyalty Integrity Honesty Dignity

“The human journey is so short. We no sooner realize that we are here than it is already time for us to be leaving.” John O’Donohue For the past two weeks I’ve been contemplating writing an article for my blog. … Continue reading

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