Category Archives: Canada

How and Why I Remember Canada’s Fallen Soldiers

It’s been a long time since I sat down to put my thoughts to internet paper. With a full-time editing job and freelancing writing on the side on evenings and weekends, it can sometimes be a challenge for me to … Continue reading

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My Memorable Moments of 2013

Another year is over. The speed with which 2013 moved was astonishing. When I was young, my mother used to warn me about how fast time would fly when I got older. I didn’t believe her then, but I do … Continue reading

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A Canadian in the Middle East on 9/11: A Different Perspective

9/11. Unless you live in a cave—and perhaps even if you do—you remember exactly where you were when you first heard what happened on that world-altering day. You probably also remember the following days and weeks in stark, vivid detail. … Continue reading

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Sunday #52: December 23, 2012 – December Gifts

The weeks before Christmas are always busy. Last minute preparations and shopping take up energy and time. In December, people tend to get obsessed with gifts: who to buy gifts for, what to buy, how much to spend. We focus … Continue reading

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Sunday #47: November 18, 2012 – A Painful Lack of Care

Yesterday, I read an article that broke my heart. The article was about the struggle 18-year-old Dominic Boivin from Calgary had with excruciating chronic pain, one that ended when he took his own life this past June. Before he resorted … Continue reading

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Sunday #46: November 11, 2012 – With Gratitude to Canada’s Military

I give my deepest respect and gratitude today to these people who have sacrificed for our freedom: All those who went to war and never came back All those who went to war and came back physically scarred All those … Continue reading

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Sunday #42: October 14, 2012 – I Don’t Understand “People”

I don’t understand “people.” I know I am part of “people,” and we are alike in many ways. The parts I don’t understand are the ways we are not alike. It may come across as egocentric, but there are some … Continue reading

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