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A Christmas Story By Archemdis


He put down his remote without pausing the game and came over to face me with a very hurt look on his face that I thought was about losing out on the gifts I usually bought for them, but as I looked in his eyes I realised that if indeed there was some of that thought it was not the main one. I was breaking a tradition and I was taking away the one time in the whole year when he and his siblings got to be together in a spirit of family love without any pressure to do anything but enjoy each other. No posturing, or loyalties needed to be proven and I understood that I could not follow through with canceling Christmas Eve and day at Grandpa’s house. Continue reading

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How Far Back Do I Remember, What Do I Remember And Why?


I remember always being afraid to look the wrong way, say the wrong thing, or do something that would get me into trouble. As far back as I can remember, I knew it was trouble to ask why, or to question what you were told to do. As far back as I remember I always felt alone even when standing in the middle of a crowded room. Continue reading

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Thank You Mom For Making This Day Possible


First let me say Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers everywhere. It is safe and deep within you that we get our start in life. For nine months we are totally dependent on you for everything and it … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day, “A Day When Everyone Was Green”


As Montreal gets ready to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day my mind slips backwards into a time to when I was a child; to a time when the  Italians were seen marching at least once a month up and down the streets with their … Continue reading

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Surviving My After Christmas Blues / A Family Solution


After the christmas holidays I get feelings ranging from depression to relief that it has come and gone and that somehow the stress and excitement of it all did not kill me. I neither hate, nor love the Christmas holidays, … Continue reading

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The House of S Is Soon To Be No More


I would 1st like to wish all of you a very happy New Year. I wish for and your families the very best of health, wealth and all that you need and want, but most of all I wish for you … Continue reading

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My Christmas Experience 2010 / A Family Christmas


Christmas for me is many things. Christmas makes me want to give and I find myself stressing over not being able to give enough, or do enough for the ones I love as well as people I know nothing about except … Continue reading

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Time For The Christmas Blues


This is a sad time of year for me because my heart and everything about me begins to focus on what Christmas stands for and who will not be having such a great Christmas this year. We as Canadians will spend money … Continue reading

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