My Silent Shame No More

There is a silent shame that exists among women in an epidemic proportion.  One that does not need to exist in today's society.  A silent shame that affects women all over the world regardless of race, religion, age or socio-economic conditions.  A silent shame that brings nothing but heartbreak, sadness and devastation.  A silent shame that can rob a woman of her ability to believe in herself as a 'true' woman.    A silent shame whispered about all over the world.  A silent shame known as the heartbreak that is miscar...more

Guest Posting - The Long & Short of It

Want to know the best way to know the best way to go about getting recognition for your posts as a blogger and gaining followers to your own blog?  Are you ready????  Here comes the answer - guest post (guest posting being the idea of publishing your original post on someone else's blog or website).  Such a simple answer, huh?  Yes, I think so too.  The question then becomes - how does one go about guest posting?  That in a nutshell is not so simple.   Or at ...more

Marriage...The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

My Wedding My husband and I were married in a beautiful yet very intimate setting in July 2008 by a Justice of the Peace.  Some would say that we eloped because our wedding was so small (there were a grand total of 5 guests plus us and the JP).  I will never for as long as I live forget that day as it was one of the happiest days of my life (second only to the birth of my son).   I am very b...more

Ikea & me - An Experience To Remember....And Never Repeat

Wednesday December 7, 2011, marked the opening of Ikea's largest store in Canada to date (I believe the store in Coquitlam, BC was the biggest till then).  The store, located in our Nations Capital, is a monstrosity of blue and yellow that can be seen very clearly from the main highway that runs through the capital.  While I love wandering through Ikea (and I am looking forward to wandering through this one) to look at their gadgets, I really dislike putting their furniture, etc together. I remember quite fondly the first and only time that I purchased furniture from ...more

We Will Never Forget

Originally written & posted on December 6, 2011: Today December 6, 2011, we mourn one of the saddest days in Canadian history.  On this day 22 years ago, long before it was considered 'fashionable' in US schools, a gunman by the name of Marc Lepine went into a murderous cold blooded killing spree at Universite de Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique and shot and killed 14 of Canada's promising women while wounding 10 more women and 4 men before cowardly taking his own life.  The reason for this heinous crime i...more
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