Lehi, Utah: A Heavenly Tulip Festival

Last week of April 2016, my partner and I, along with some family friends decided to take a drive up to Utah’s most magnificent annul tulip festival. These heaven-like tulip beds sit off the main road and a busy highway in Lehi, Utah. Locals also commonly refer this festival as the Thanksgiving Point’s Tulip Festival….

Short Story: The “Smart” Friend 

We had few friends over for tea this evening. Along with tea we served a Mexican cake we love. It was a joyful evening with talks and laughs.  We talked about flowers, cars, jobs, marriages, countries and much-much-much more. Let’s say, it was a talkative night. This one particular Friend loves to talk and talk and…

What Does It Mean?

Those kisses, hugs, cuddles, walks, talks and laughs — were once unlimited. Now, even with force it’s limited. Tell me what is love, is love facing problems? is love racing fathoms? What is love? I wish for a proper kiss everyday, Yes, every-single-day. I get quarter of a full kiss, with force. I can’t remember how…

Weight loss story in public for the first time

December 2013, received a text message, a girl who admired my partner—now my fiancé—said “just to let you know, you fat women, you don’t deserve to be Sheron’s partner because you’re so ugly”. That day, I flipped a page, a heavy page, to a new chapter—the Chapter of Determination.  The Chapter of Determination  When I…

Wind Cave 

Nature is a Life Lesson In a distance I see a cave It’s way up high Looks pretty–like a painting The rocks surrounding are washed with shades of colors Trees disciplined in rows of grid. We urged to witness the boon of beauty We start smooth up the trail Then rain, hail, mud, sun, rain…

Selling Reality

Selling reality is now the new ideology of transparency. It’s about placing controversial concerns upfront to associate with the brand. Leo Burnett Toronto scored a top honor, for Webby Agency of the year. Their winning ad was #LikeAGirl for Always—a brand for women’s hygiene products. This ad depicts how it’s insulting to a girl to do…

Canadian hip-hop and music policy

Hip-hop, in its myriad forms (e.g., rap music, electronic dance music, graffiti art, break dancing, fashion, video art, slang, etc.), is a cultural phenomenon (Brook 2011; Mose 2013; Perry 2008). Hip-hop is a way of systematically understanding details of a particular culture through music. Every nation has its policies and regulations to protect and sustain…

Pamela Jeffery- a role model to our community

  Pamela Jeffery, a woman who opens doors for diversity and equality is one of my inspirations to become a woman with positive power. Mrs. Jeffery is the founder of The Jeffery Group Limited, Women’s Executive Network, and Canadian Board Diversity Council. In the video she discusses the importance of diversity at board tables, and…

Canadian film policy, not ‘Canadian’ enough for the visible minorities

The deficiency of multiculturalism/diversity and related policies in the Canadian film industry illustrates the minimal attention given to Canadian transnational films. This unit’s readings demonstrate that funding for Canadian transnational films is a challenge, which leads to production and distribution issues. The lack of multiculturalism/diversity and related policies in the Canadian film industry is problematic…