An inappropriate circus

An inappropriate circus

Can you believe that my mother in law just called me old? Wow! I was stunned when I heard her mean remark. This woman is driving me nuts. I don’t think she'll ever step into my house again. I’ll probably ask my husband to have ...

Men and their love for gadgets

Men and their love for gadgets

My husband has been bugging me for a while to get an automated alarm system. I never saw the point of his request. Both of us we are always at home. We do not travel abroad. We don’t go away out of the city. Basically ...

My resolution for 2018

My resolution for 2018

I guess my illness affected me more than I was able to admit. I thought I can do it without the meds but I was wrong. My husband was right to tell me I had to go back on taking my pills. I had a ...

The long walk

The long walk

Whenever I try to clear my mind, I go out for a long walk. I do it even if the temperature outside is below zero degrees. The cold never prevented me from taking this walks. As a matter of fact, although I am a sun ...

Probably, the worst news

Probably, the worst news

Once I week I check my Facebook account and check what is going on with my friends. I rarely post something. Most of the times, I like some posts or share others. Today I was shocked to see that one of my dear friends, that ...

My grandson is here!

My grandson is here!

Last night, I was up all night. I am awake for close to forty hours now. Thank God for the energy drinks, otherwise I would not have been able to stay awake for so long. I did not intend to! My daughter went into labor ...

Downsizing

Downsizing

How does one go from a well paid corporate job or a private mortgage lender to being a distributor for some plant based products that he must sell over the internet?  I recently met with two of my old friends, husband and wife, and I ...

Finding true love

Finding true love

While my sister was talking to me about her latest idea of getting a second mortgage, I could not stop thinking of my meeting with Gabriel. It was destiny that put him once more on my path after close to twenty years. All this time, ...

Day trip to Rosemere

Day trip to Rosemere

The other day I went to see my mother in Rosemere. I haven’t been there in quite some time. The only time I went there was when she had just moved and that was during winter. I guess my mother is the only person that ...

Men!

Men!

Men can be stronger than women when it comes to lifting heavier weights, getting their asses kicked or having a higher endurance to effort. But when it comes to pain, they are all babies. A woman can bear giving birth to a child, while a ...

The teenage years

The teenage years

I am worried that I am loosing the connection I have with one of my daughters. I know teenage years are hard for a child, but they are even harsher for a grown-up, who has to put up with a teenager and all his drama. ...

Spring is here!

Spring is here!

15 degrees! That’s what my outdoors thermometer showed this morning. And it’s supposed to go even higher during the afternoon. I can’t explain how much I love listening to the birds’ chirp and cook in my sunbathed kitchen with the sliding door open. Oh, spring, ...

Business and family don’t mix

Business and family don’t mix

My brother in law is a constructor. Or at least that’s what he calls himself. I know he has been working in constructions for couple of years, fixing some houses, building a porch, changing water tanks and stuff like this. From what I have heard ...

Drama

Drama

Now that my daughter is a teenager, she asks for my permission to have a tattoo done at my cousin’s studio. I am not sure that I like the idea of getting her hooked on that kind of stuff. She also asked me if she ...

Shocking news

Shocking news

Last year my sister married the man of her life and moved to Boisbriand. Although she did not live that far from the city, we could not see each other as often as we would have liked or we used to do before. Despite the ...

Another trip

Another trip

For almost a week my son has been begging me to let him go snowboarding with his friends for a week-end. When it comes to ski or snowboarding, usually he goes with his dad or his uncle. We never allowed him to go all by ...

Finding the right company to help you

Finding the right company to help you

If you are like me, you cannot tell a gigabyte from an app. It is all Greek to me. The terminology and the ideas behind it are just way beyond my capacity to know. It is not that I am dumb or anything; it is ...

Happy Hanuka!

Happy Hanuka!

Don’t you love it when your child puts you in a delicate or awkward position by saying the wrong thing to the wrong person, and in most of the cases at the wrong time? Some of the things coming out of their mouth are learnt ...

Hit the road!

Hit the road!

For the first time in years, tonight I felt everything fell into place. It didn't matter that I was spending Christmas on an airport hotel, instead of hosting a big party in my house. I didn’t miss it. I didn’t miss anyone. Actually, being away ...

Family reunion

Family reunion

Four days ago, I had to go to Toronto to attend a family reunion. I picked up my toddler from daycare, fed him, prepared my backpack and we were ready to go. His backpack was already done. I learnt this trick from one of my ...

Making Roads Stiffer Helps Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Save on Fuel Costs

Making Roads Stiffer Helps Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Save on Fuel Costs

Have you ever thought of how much energy it take for you to walk on a sandy beach when compared that with a walk on a concrete floor? If you can understand what I am saying here, then you can imagine basically what is happening ...

Ana's Trip to the Dock

Ana's Trip to the Dock

It was my daughter's school result day. Me and my husband were very excited for that day and we reached school early morning to take the result of Ana our daughter. When result was announced me and my husband got really happy as Ana came ...

The School

The School

Before being transferred to a new school as a principal, I had to take care of a lot of things. I was not at all aware of the conditions of the new place where I was transferred by the government. I used to work as ...

How My Business Got Rid Of The Mold Trouble

How My Business Got Rid Of The Mold Trouble

While starting my own company in Montreal, searching for the right establishment was quite the task for me. As a new female entrepreneur though, I was quite proud of the way things were going. However, it was later on that I realized that searching for the ...