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    Clean fridge

    June 17, 2017
    Clean fridge

    Old potatoes. Rumpled beets. Organic carrots. Roasted peppers in a pot. Packs and packs of miso. Those were a few of the things you could find on my fridge a week ago. The kind of things you keep forever, or almost. The kind of things you feel reassured to have, you know just in case. The kind of things you never get to the bottom of, or at least it feels like it.

    Then we went on vacation, and I realized watching my parents cook delicious organic food coming straight from the local market that it doesn’t require a ton of vegetables to create a wonderful and tasteful meal. A couple of sprouts, a chosen wholegrain, one protein, a few delicate spices, some homemade dressing and you are good to go. We actually don’t need as much as I used to think to feel satiated, satisfied and full of energy.

    So I decide that from now on I would adopt the same strategy. Less quantity, more quality. Fewer vegetables, more flavours. Less time in the kitchen, more time at the table. Continue Reading

  • Reset
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    Reset

    Bozo beach. That’s how my parents named the house they bought by the sea, in honour of my dad’s deceased dog. Just by the name of the place, you already know something’s going on.…

    June 10, 2017
  • I am not a project
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    I am not a project

    I am done with positive psychology. I know, quite a shocking statement, specially since I cannot claim to be a specialist of this kind of psychology, or of any other kind. Since I have…

    May 27, 2017
  • Center of the Universe
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    Center of the Universe

    Milk n Bone. If you haven’t heard of this fabulous group, you have to. They are the next big thing. A 100% Mile-End product. We do some pretty amazing stuff in Montreal, and Milk…

    May 20, 2017
  • Cultivate the light
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    Cultivate the light

    I was mad. Oh, so mad. I was running around, trying my best to make things happen for one of my projects, and it didn’t seem to work. I was done. I was ready…

    May 13, 2017
  • The number
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    The number

    I knew it wasn’t a good idea. I know I should never have stepped onto that scale. But the temptation was too strong: I just can’t resist a good weighing. The anticipation: how much…

    May 4, 2017
  • Heart wide open
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    Heart wide open

    Some say there are only two emotions: love and fear. I don’t tend to agree. I believe there is a wide variety of emotions, with lots of shades and nuances. What I do believe…

    April 29, 2017
  • Life will provide
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    Life will provide

    The cards tell me, the stars too. Three Major Arcanas in my last tarot spread: they speak louder than words. The Major Arcana means profound opportunities, challenges or turning points ahead. As if I…

    April 22, 2017
  • Take me out to the ball game
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    Take me out to the ball game

    August 1997. I’m almost eight, but it’s already my fourth season as a softball player. Yes, I started at four, a bit earlier than my teammates. I was so young when I played the…

    April 9, 2017
  • Why so serious
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    Why so serious

    I love laughing. Who doesn’t? Authentic laughter is the synonym of childhood to me. It brings me back to times of innocence and pure joy. Bursts of laughter are hard to mimic, they have…

    April 2, 2017