Continuing To Be A Dream Chaser

I chase my Canadian dream relentlessly, because the fighting spirit, an elusive commodity, which can only be truly obtained through physical labor, whose preciousness can never be precisely equated with monetary values, energizes me profoundly. Once self-considered to be one of those, who would comfortably reside in his world of familiarity for this lifetime, myContinue reading “Continuing To Be A Dream Chaser”

Early Morning Thought

Creating a family isn’t easy. Maintaining it is even harder. Maneuvering family dynamics is not a child’s play; as a matter of fact, the longer I live with my own, understanding its embedded dynamics, the more I feel like there’s a mandatory course needed in every school to teach all members of the society howContinue reading “Early Morning Thought”

Breathe

Breathe, know that we can make it through this temporary setback; Breathe, know that this detour that we are facing is momentary; Breathe, know that life has its own will; And breathe, know that doing our best is the only way to obtain the ultimate peace and quiet. We all fight hard for our dreamsContinue reading “Breathe”

A New Chapter (May 16, 2016)

On May 15, 2016, a lengthy and an emotionally tumultuous chapter of my life came to a temporary end. On May 16, 2016, a new one began. Starting anew is never easy, even if it takes place in a country that I once loved. Time and space can, inevitably, rid of our sense of old-timeContinue reading “A New Chapter (May 16, 2016)”

Tag Team Challenge

On any cooking show, tag team task is one of the most challenging. It is challenging because not only do all the team members have to work collaboratively as one entity, but they also need to spot and correct each other’s missteps in times and appropriately, in a pressure cooker environment, so as to preventContinue reading “Tag Team Challenge”

A Praising Dilemma

Can we dislike and like a person both at the same time? We may not like the offensive rhetoric and out of bounds personal beliefs of a person, can we still have admiration for his or her qualities of being a hard worker or a good parent? This is the conundrum that I am dealingContinue reading “A Praising Dilemma”

April’s Day

On this April’s day, snowflakes are falling down incessantly. They are like tears of the Mother Nature, lamenting over not only the inescapable passage of time but also the imminent arrival of an unknown start. Starting afresh isn’t like a walk in the park. Starting afresh under a teary sky is even harder-not knowing whatContinue reading “April’s Day”

Blind Gossip

I discovered a Blind Gossip website yesterday. http://blindgossip.com/ It is a celebrity gossip site that aims to expose and report, anonymously, the secret life of the rich and famous. The “blindness” nature of this site protects the site creators, as well as the scoop providers from potential lawsuits and other legal troubles, served by the accusedContinue reading “Blind Gossip”

Alternative Masculinity

Conventionally speaking, physical toughness and unemotionality sum up the basic essences of masculinity. This patriarch presupposition that men should always be both of the insider and the leader of a collective group not only denies the wider recognition of the diversity that exists under the conceptual umbrella of what constitutes a manly behavioral codes ofContinue reading “Alternative Masculinity”

Moodiness Of Life

Does future seem less intimidating to us once one of our worst nightmares has been realized? Do we become more brave as a result of our being pushed to confront one of the worst case scenarios that life unveils to us? I think so. We become more courageous to put up with the moodiness ofContinue reading “Moodiness Of Life”