Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Tracey Steele

Tracey Steele shares her experience growing up as a member of the black community...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kox36KhYPoU&t=6s 50-year-old aerobics instructor, prize-winning bodybuilder and owner of the Tracey Steele Music Academy in Roxboro discusses her experiences as a Black woman growing up in the West Island. Racism...
Suzanne Reisler, Childhood, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog

Childhood Magic

By: Suzanne Reisler Now that spring is well on its way, the stores are filled with fun items for children to play with. Items such as, street chalk, skipping rope, pinwheels,...

A Sense of Accomplishment

Don’t you just love getting ‘done’ those things which have been hanging around for a long time?  Ya know like, finally getting those pictures into photo albums.  Funny, I...
L'Échapée

Movies and TV Series shooting in Montreal this week

The film industry has been permitted to remain open during the most recent lockdown in Quebec despite the coming and going of hundreds of staff to their homes in...
Actively listening

Actively Listening to Life

by Suzanne Reisler Litwin Many, many years ago I met an incredible Professor.   I was completing my graduate studies at Concordia University. My goal was to complete my Master's...

Horrible Words

I love words.  I suppose you can call me a “logophile”, a lover of words.  Logophile comes from the Greek words logos meaning “word, speech, discourse” and philos meaning...

Happy Day!

The current yearly calendar has a bunch of holidays in it.  For example, we have, Labour Day, Canada Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Thanksgiving Day. Some celebratory...
Comforting Flowers, Spring, Spring flowers, Annuals, Blossom, Bulbs, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, News, Keeping it Real Suzanne Reisler Litwin

Comforting Flowers

By: Suzanne Reisler Litwin It's just around the corner, Ssssprrriiiinnnggg!   SPRING! I actually felt the angle of the sun shift at the end of January. On that day I looked...

See Beyond the Sight

At the end of one of my creative writing workshops, a student got up from her chair, stretched and said, “Ahhhhhh!  That felt like I was meditating!” Her comment took...
Suzanne Reisler Litwin, Laughter, Keeping it Real, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, News, Guest Blogger, Canadian Mint, Gift

Can A Good Laugh = A Good Orgasm?

By:Suzanne Reisler Litwin So, this is what happened to me over the last year.  Last February, my Mother gave me a $20.00 silver Canadian Mint coin.  The coin has an...