Julia Lucio

Agree to disagree : I ain’t no doctor, but I’m losing my patience!

Agree to disagree : I ain’t no doctor, but I’m losing my patience!

I’ve been seeing a lot of complaining lately about our hospital and its wait times. First of all, let me say that coming from a city where a 12-16 hour wait to see a doctor is the norm, not the exception, I am floored to see so many grievances. I’ve been to our hospital countless […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree : Gender Gap. Myth or reality?

Agree to Disagree : Gender Gap. Myth or reality?

International women’s day has come and gone. On that day, I witnessed much discussion by both men and women and wondering what is the big deal with gender equality. I didn’t get involved. Many seem to wrongfully think that if a woman is pushing for the narrowing of the gender gap, she is a feminist […]

 Julia Lucio

R&R in Gatineau

R&R in Gatineau

Gatineau Quebec – I don’t know about you, but after 11 years of marriage, 14 together as a couple, the good ol’ dinner and a movie to celebrate our anniversary, year after year, gets a bit mundane. This year, when looking at possibilities, I decided I would plan something special, something that would help us […]

 Julia Lucio

La Maison Tavern… Not your grandaddy’s bar! Or was it!

La Maison Tavern… Not your grandaddy’s bar! Or was it!

Cornwall Ontario – Since the mid-thirties, La Maison Tavern has been a place where Cornwallites go to take a load off.  For over seventy years, it was the gathering place for employees of the several industrial plants in town after a hard day’s work.  It is the bar where all the locals go wet their […]

 Julia Lucio

It has begun : 5 potentially dead in a Quebec City Mosque shooting

It has begun : 5 potentially dead in a Quebec City Mosque shooting

Tears are running down my cheeks. Tonight, shortly after 8, someone entered a Mosque located in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood in Quebec City and opened fire.  5 are reportedly dead although the police is yet to confirm that information.  Two suspects are in custody. I remember an argument I had with someone months ago.  The person was criticizing […]

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