Step by Step …

When I woke up this morning, I read these words on my social media memories: Today, for the first time in my Life, I walked a 10K. It took almost 3 hours but I got it done. Eventually, I suppose I’ll get faster but it doesn’t matter : I still did it – just because I wanted to do so. Fast forward a year later: I’ve walked two half marathons, many 10k and 5k distances, the distance of 2 full Caminos – and have collected quite a few meaningful medals ( to me ). Each piece of decorated, colorful, and rightfully-earned … Continue reading Step by Step …

Chère Laurentienne,

J’en reviens pas. Toute une institution, à terre – juste de même. Des centaines de jobs, disparues tout d’un coup, lors d’un ‘group call’ par Zoom. Les gens s’y attendaient pas vraiment, que le coup fasse si mal, même si la rumeur flottait depuis un bout de temps. On dit que le message, livré principalement en anglais, a été incroyable avec son manque d’humanité et d’explications. Juste de même, on a fait tomber une grosse brique sur le parcours de la survie de notre langue francophone. Je n’ai pas vraiment les mots pour véhiculer mes sentiments . Comme disait mon … Continue reading Chère Laurentienne,

Velveteen Moonlight

Have you read the story “The Velveteen Rabbit” ? It stands alongside of Le Petit Prince as one of my favourite books ever to find its way to my eyes, and to my heart. Should you not know the story, here it is in a few sentences: The Velveteen Rabbit Summary The story begins on Christmas Eve as a velveteen rabbit toy peeks out of a Christmas stocking. The recipient, a small boy, receives so many toys that year that he quickly forgets all about the velveteen rabbit. His other toys are new and mechanical and think themselves superior to … Continue reading Velveteen Moonlight