The loss of a parent

The loss of a parent

For the past two months, I had to handle the kids, the housework and the groceries all by myself. And on top of all these, I also had to work. Luckily, I am my own boss; otherwise I don’t think I would have pulled it ...

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As a business owner...

As a business owner...

If you are a business owner, you understand the importance of having a great sign up in front of your store that says, “We are special; come in here.” Of course that is not literally what the sign says. It is just that having good ...

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A weekend away

A weekend away

This upcoming weekend I will go to Atlanta for three days. I already told my supervisor that I won't be working next Friday. My husband has a business meeting there on Friday, and then on Saturday he has to attend a conference. I called my ...

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The Gas Leak

The Gas Leak

I feel as though we have been having a problem with our oven lately. I don’t know if it’s just me but it just feels like the gas isn’t flowing the way it always used to. I think I may just be getting paranoid, but ...

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Wasted days at the coffee shop

Wasted days at the coffee shop

There is nothing better to me than heading out for a coffee or three with friends and simply whiling the days away talking about whatever comes to mind. It is absolute bliss for me. Happily I have some amazing friends who seem to enjoy doing ...

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My Girls, My Car and the Open Road

My Girls, My Car and the Open Road

Let me get this out of the way right now, my college days are long behind me. You should never ask a woman her age, so that’s as far as we are going to go on the subject, but it feels as though long gone are ...

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EasyResults

EasyResults

I am a house wife and have two kids. The summer vacations have started and as expected, my children are overloaded with holiday homework which of course I have to take care of. So basically the pressure is on the mother rather than on the children. ...

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Memory Unveiled

Memory Unveiled

I had been using a cell phone since quite some time now but was really not much aware of the different features offered and the general working of the device. I just knew it was a smart phone and I used it only for calling ...

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The Final Chapter

The Final Chapter

They had red streaks in their hair. I could see their short skirts and high heels from my humble first floor apartment. The two young girls were walking hand in hand along the park paving Edmonton which was right across my living room window. “Good ...

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Problems in the Tourist Industry

Problems in the Tourist Industry

Today, while I was going home from my work, I thought how life can be hard once in a while. I work in a tourist office, in the center of Montreal, and I love my work. It is not that difficult. I communicate with all kinds ...

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How I lost my boyfriend

How I lost my boyfriend

I live in a small town not far from the city. You know, I like living in a town. It is calm, and you can enjoy every moment of the surrounding flora and fauna. I cannot say I am one of those crazy people who ...

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The Role of Art

The Role of Art

Sometimes, life is difficult and unpredictable but there are always moments and events that edify and make it amazing. We always strive for something better, for something precious. It is wonderful to live, to love, to do something useful for yourself and society. The role of ...

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A Birthday Party

A Birthday Party

I dislike the idea of going to birthdays. When it is my friend’s children's birthdays, I don’t have a problem with that. But when an "important" person holds a bash for his or her birthday, I presonally don't care to attend. Am I a bad person? No. I ...

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