Wishing Wells

There is something beautiful and magical about wells, especially old stone ones. I've always felt drawn them. Have you ever wondered why would your wish come true after tossing a coin in a well? Have you ever wondered where the idea comes from? Wells and lakes were believed to be the entrances to the otherworld... Continue Reading →

World Water Day 2018

March 22nd is World Water Day. Water is life - remember this! If we don't take care of the planet's water, the human race and many other species will die. Canada is home to 20% of the world's fresh water and yet, not everyone has access we to clean water. An estimated 20,000 First Nations people... Continue Reading →

Lies and Stupidity

A sad realization... You tell someone that their story is making absolutely no sense and that it is not supported by facts, and the answer you receive is a vaguely worded refusal to engage in an argument. At first, you might be tempted to believe it or you may assume that your interlocutor is not... Continue Reading →

Maple Syrup!

Canada produces 71% of the world’s pure maple syrup, 91% of which is produced in Quebec.  In 2015 alone, the 10,847 maple farms found in Canada produced 8,908 gallons of maple syrup. The country’s Amerindian peoples (that's my ancestry) taught the early settlers how to harvest sap and boil it to make maple syrup. One of... Continue Reading →

Against Racial Discrimination

March 21st is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Yes, it's a mouthful, but it is so very important. It's a great time for a reminder not to judge people on their looks or assume that you know more about their culture and religion than they do. Empathy plays a central role in... Continue Reading →

French Language Day!

March 20th is French Language Day. I decided to write a post about it since my first language is French. I went to French elementary and high school, then switched to the English schooling system for my higher education. I knew that having two languages opens doors when you are looking for employment and I wanted... Continue Reading →

International Day Without Meat

March 20th is the international day without meat. Proteins are essential to life. They are the building blocks of every cell in our body. Sources of protein are numerous. Why a day without meat?  Meat is expensive. In order to consume them every day, some opt for a meat at a lower price and lower... Continue Reading →

International Day of Happiness

March 20th is International Day of Happiness. There's still good in the world I have to admit that I have been struggling with happiness lately. I don't really know why. I can't complain, everything important is alright. I'm feeling so alive. I can't deny I'm that I have a good life. "Friendly reminder that "doing your... Continue Reading →

Graves’ Disease

Autoimmune diseases come in a variety of forms, each affecting different organs and bodily systems and producing a unique array of symptoms. There are hundreds of different autoimmune illness and even people suffering from the same disease can experience it differently. What's important when you have an autoimmune illness, like Graves' Disease, is to listen to... Continue Reading →

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