The April Flower

The April Flower

Flower specialists from online shops such as teleflora.com revealed that each month of the year is represented by a species of flower. For those born in the month of April, are you aware of...

Can A “Love Lock” Lock Your Love?

A “love lock” is a padlock that sweethearts fasten to a public structure, such as a bridge or gate. With their names inscribed on the padlock, the key is then throw away to symbolize...

A Healthy Transition into the New Year

Whatever our personal beliefs or inherited traditions, it’s impossible not to get caught up in end-of-year celebrations. From office parties to family get-togethers, gift-sharing to elaborate feasting, almost all religions and cultures schedule important...

Holiday Wreaths

When the snow starts to fly it is always warm and welcoming to see merry Christmas wreaths on front doors. Here are some tips on making the entrance to your home sparkle this season: Start...

GOLDEN NECTAR, What Makes Icewine So Precious?

They look like worthless, wizened raisins on the vine, but when freezing temperatures ready this crop for harvest, the product is pure, liquid gold. Canada’s icewine is a precious commodity, especially popular in the...

Season’s Greetings

A loving Christmas has yet come. A robust festive mood has spread unabashedly to every single street corner and household, giving our life some warmth against the wintry cold. All over the world, Christmas...
Within An Arm’s Reach

Within An Arm’s Reach

During our trip to Paris a few years ago, while waiting for the subway during rush hour, we paid special attention to a white middle-aged couple. Their relaxing demeanor revealed that they were sight-seeing....
MEDITATION IN THE EAST AND WEST

MEDITATION IN THE EAST AND WEST

The Art of Meditation is a powerful yet effortless technique that allows the conscious mind to experience how silence is the way to achieve clarity in oneself. It is the medicine to heal and...

A Greeting Is More Valuable Than A Well Served Dish

Of all the means of communication, language – when used properly – is the most efficient. Eye contact, behavior and attitude can also express thoughts but they are bound to be easily misunderstood. Oftentimes,...
East & West Just A Greeting

East & West Just A Greeting

When hearing a foreigner (mostly travelers) speak our language, we often feel elated and ignore all the linguistic mistakes the person makes. Decades ago, while trying to make friends with a lovely refugee girl,...