Paris…someday

Yesterday, I watched Notre-Dame de Paris, burn. What a sad sight. I love Notre-Dame de Paris. I have never been, I might never go. And, yet, I am attached to it. In my Parisian fantasies, I walk, the banks of the Seine, I browse the book stalls, I stop and think, I breathe it in, […]

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In times like this, I am reminded of…

Hello everyone , I wish I could wish you all, a Happy Spring, but Spring is MIA, here in the beautiful ugly, yesterday, we had freezing rain, snow, and hail, all within three hours, oh yeah, good times. Ah well, as my bff says, it is what it is. Yup. I am in a season […]

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Lent Diary part II

“He who goes about to reform the world must begin with himself, or he loses his labor.” ― St. Ignatius of Loyola Hello all, hope you are well, and that you are all, looking forward to Spring. Here, in my beautiful ugly, it’s still Winter, icy sidewalks and snow. But, the sky is bluer, the days are […]

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Lent diary part I

Hello everyone, apologies, if, some of my recent, blog posts, have seemed, whinny. Sometimes it, needs to come out, in French we have an expression: faire sortir le méchant, evacuating-kicking out the bad-bad stuff which basically means, lancing the boil, not allowing the infection to spread, not allowing negative thoughts, to fester, to take hold. […]

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Finally…March

Hello all, hope you are well, and, have survived the Winter. Well, it’s March, praise the Lord and thank you Jesus. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Now, this is Montreal and, the third of March, ain’t Spring but, soon, soon. It has been a rough season, I’ve had worse, […]

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I read a poem this morning…

Today is Valentine’s Day, Happy Valentine’s day, to one and all. I am a romantic, an idealist, a dreamer. I don’t think that is, what people always, think of me, because I am also, a pragmatist, I believe in, fixing things, talking them out, not pretending, all is well. I also believe in prayer, in […]

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the road, the journey: part…

Hello all, hope all is well with all of you. I am better, was a tough week, emotionally, but, a long walk in the cold yesterday, some inspiring reading and, church, on this beautiful Sunday, has really helped. Oxygen and conversation tend to really, help me get back on track. I feel better, rejuvenated. It’s […]

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The Last day of the Year

Good morning all, well, it’s here, the last day of the year. I hope your year has been wonderful and, if it hasn’t been, I hope you have grown. I, have had a year of ups and downs, but the ups, far outnumber the downs. It has been a year of learning, and learning is […]

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