A letter to all my loved ones as I move to a new city

Okay that title’s a little misleading… it’s definitely not a city I’m moving to… say hello to your newest small-town-girl!    After a week of training in Québec City last week (which is another beauty on its own, check out these pics:) I got onto a questionable plane taking me to Gaspé – a sweet, […]

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How I learned to detach from the chaos around me

My life is far from still. It is, and always has been chaotic. A couple of fond memories from my childhood include #1. pushing steel trunks in front of the doors of our apartment so that rebels wouldn’t enter, #2. evacuation in a helicopter, #3. being reintroduced to grandparents that were barely part of my […]

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How to properly love your friend who’s going through illness in the family

Today I had the privilege of chatting with a longtime friend by the name of Kathy Yachouh (far left of the picture.) If you’ve been in or around the Markham community (or Middle Eastern GTA communities even) you probably know this woman and her family. You know they’re a pillar of light and hope and […]

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