Friends of the Richelieu. A river. A passion.

"Tout cedit pays est fort uny, remply de forests, vignes & noyers. Aucuns Chrestiens n'estoient encores parvenus jusques en cedit lieu, que nous, qui eusmes assez de peine à monter le riviere à la rame. " Samuel de Champlain

"All this region is very level and full of forests, vines and butternut trees. No Christian has ever visited this land and we had all the misery of the world trying to paddle the river upstream." Samuel de Champlain

Monday, December 17, 2018

A Woman Needs a Man

"A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle" - Irina Dunn

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Le Bois Mort

"Les gens doivent s`abstenir de couper et de récolter du bois, même s`il est mort, le long du canal de Chambly. Le bois qui se trouve au sol joue un rôle important dans le cycle de vie de la forêt en offrant des éléments nutritifs essentiels au sol lors de sa décomposition." - Parcs Canada, Le Journal de Chambly, 12 décembre 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Pas de Fracturation Hydraulique au Québec!

Il est tout à fait insensé que le Québec se lance dans la fracturation hydraulique, que ce soit pour extraire du pétrole ou du gaz! Va te faire voir, Binnion!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

The Truth

"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is." - Winston Churchill

Monday, November 5, 2018

Happy At Home

"To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition." - Samuel Johnson

Thursday, October 25, 2018


"Routines, my mother claimed, could help you get through almost anything. (...) Life, she taught me, ran more smoothly when you tamed it with these rituals and kept it in control." - Susanna Kearsley in Bellewether

Monday, September 17, 2018

Solitary Life

"I had no right to claim him, I know it. But in solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth. Such a constellation was he to me." - Madeline Miller, Circe