Condo Newsletters

December 8, 2023

The Johns Of War

A remembrance day tribute to my grandfather and all the mean and women who fought so that we could be free.

December 8, 2023

The Cobalt Blues

We've all been down and had the "blues" at some point or another in our lives - some of us more than others. On top of depression, which I suffer from, I'm also suffering from something I've decided to coin the "Cobalt Blues."

December 8, 2023

One Banana? Now I know!

It’s been said that eventually, as we grow old, we become our parents. I remember thinking that would never happen to me - but I was wrong - it has.

December 8, 2023


How music, in this case, a U2 DVD can change your life.

December 8, 2023

As It Was

An article about how so much can change throughout a lifetime, and not always for the best.

December 8, 2023

Goodbye Le Sélection

My goodbye article to the condo.

October 1, 2022

Pat and “The Hillbilly Cat"

I needed to give back to this animal in a way that would repay any bad karma I may have accumulated in the past concerning cats. So I came home with this magnificent creature that looked and acted like a wild cat - like a puma, really. We named him "Kumba" (pronounced Koomba).

September 1, 2022

Evolving Can Give You the Shivers

Why are we here? That is the big question, is it not? I've been told by a wise friend that we are here to learn. In other words, life's journey is meant to be one long lesson, where hopefully, we evolve over the course of that journey. This story is about looking back in hindsight, reflecting, awakening, and evolving.

August 1, 2022

Elvis, Me, and Sascha

"Dad, it was such a good movie…" We talked a bit, and he added, "Dad, this is the best movie I have ever seen," as we continued crying together. He added, "I'm in shock. I'm in shock. I don't know what to say. I've never experienced something like this before". Imagine a 22-year-old millennial who was, until waking into this theatre, relatively unfamiliar with the Elvis phenomenon having such an epiphany.

July 1, 2022

Confessions of a French Canadian

I've always considered myself fluent in both languages, but there is fluent, and then there is fluent! In Québec, for those who live here, you know that spoken French can vary enormously, depending on region, education, and many other factors. I believe I fall in the middle to upper class because of how well and easily I can express myself in French.

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