Monthly Archives: February 2012


It seems like everyone in Toronto is in a rush lately – and with it – the politeness that is Canadian.  Is it a sign of the times?  Who knows?  Everyone just needs to take a big collective breath and … Continue reading

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#43 Jacques in Switzerland

Why do most Europeans seem to hate the Swiss?  Whenever we’d mention that we were traveling to Switzerland, people in every European country would have something nasty to say about them.  I like Switzerland.  The people seemed nice and we … Continue reading

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I really have been trying to be a gentler and kinder person but I must admit that my patience really gets challenged when I’m dealing with whiners – specifically teaching whiners.  So rather than yell at the whiner – which … Continue reading

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