Leaving La Ville de Québec

Leaving a place that has left an impression on me is never easy. I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone and how quickly people come and go. I wrote thank you cards to my teachers and said my farewells after school today. As it has become a Friday tradition, my friends and I went…

Meeting Louisette

                      I feel like I am beginning to find my rhythm in Québec City. It usually takes me a while to get adjusted, but in the last couple of days, I’ve gotten better oriented in downtown and I finally understand how the bus system here…

Evening Theme Song

I love how long the days are up north – it is past nine in the evening and the sun is still golden and shining. I am sitting at the kitchen table with tea and a beautiful bouquet of roses that a neighbour had dropped off and I am on my last leg of planning…

Listen with me

After another long day of teaching, I come home to make a quick dinner, put on my sweatpants, pour myself a mug of hot water and settle down to this lovely song. And now, I think I will pick up where I left off in a good book. How do you like to unwind?

Top 5 Most Annoying Christmas Songs

It’s that time of year again when radio stations are playing uninterrupted hours of Christmas songs! I love listening to Christmas carols, but there are certain songs that don’t quite put me in that festive mood. Here are the five songs that apparently people in the radio business seem to love but make me want…

To Focus or Not To…

When you’re swamped with work and deadlines and you realize that there are only so many hours to accomplish everything that needs to be done, what do you tend to do? Some, like my cousin, prefer to bake. Others power through relentlessly until they’re finished. And I… well, I tend to give myself plenty of…