Tag 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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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 #41: October 7, 2012 – My Blessings This Thanksgiving

Tomorrow is Canadian Thanksgiving, also known by many as Turkey Day.  I know it’s a little cliché (OK, maybe even a lot), but I am going to write my list of things I am thankful for. Even when Roland and … Continue reading

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Sunday #27: July 1, 2012 – Owe Canada!

I am Canadian, and I am proud of it. I love this country. Growing up, I took it for granted. I never thought much about it. Canada was simply the country where I lived. Until it wasn’t anymore. Living in … Continue reading

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Sunday #21: May 20, 2012 – First Weekend of Summer

It’s the Victoria Day weekend in Canada. Summer doesn’t officially start until June 21 (or so depending on the scientific date of the solstice), and some years we have been known to have snow this late in the season. Nonetheless, many Canadians … Continue reading

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