HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY 2018

July 4, 2018


HAPPY 4TH OF JULY 2018 
By Bernard Bujold –
To all my American Friends: “Happy Fourth of July 2018” and a nice holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. 
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HOLIDAY AT THE FRIENDS HOME

July 2, 2018


HOLIDAY AT THE FRIENDS HOME –
By Bernard Bujold –
The solution to the heatwave (July 1st 2018) has been for me a small visit, a week, at my friends… Indeed my friends the elves and Santa were very happy to see me arrive at their home at the North Pole. 
The visit was not planned but my hosts seemed happy to see me with my faithful Ulysse LeChien. Obviously, one always love the visit a bit more when it leaves… 
Long live the summer of 2018! 
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CANADA DAY 2018

July 1, 2018


HAPPY CANADA DAY 
JULY 1st, 2018 
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ANNIVERSARY OF JUNE 28, 2018

June 28, 2018

 
ANNIVERSARY OF JUNE 28, 2018 
By Bernard Bujold –
I try to live as much as possible in the “Now Moment”. However, I recognize that with the passage of time, the youth is also going away… And in my perception of life, the only real wealth of life is youth! 
Fortunately, my life philosophy is: “Life is a game with toys! Nothing more, nothing less… ” I therefore remain eternally young, at least in spirit. 
Long live my birthday of June 28, 2018! 
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DANIEL PILON (1940-2018)

June 28, 2018


DANIEL PILON (1940-2018) 
By Bernard Bujold – 
I first met Daniel Pilon in the early 1990s when we had collaborated on a project involving Pierre Péladeau. It was the actress Danielle Ouimet who had introduced him to me. 
Daniel Pilon and I immediately became friends and we saw each other, alone or with his family, at various times thereafter. 
Daniel was deeply a generous and humane man. 
In the 2000s, we worked together on a business project while we were part of a group of twenty investors including Yvon Deschamps and whose project was to become the leader in the development of voice recognition. A sort of forerunner of Google Home. Unfortunately our project called “INFOTEL” never came into existence beyond the business plan… 
At the cinema level, Daniel often told me about his years in the United States! This time had been for him his career highlight and he was very proud but also a little sad that this time is over. 
I met Daniel Pilon for the last time on June 10, 2017 at the Provigo of Nun’s Island where he lived. I had learned from someone (the creator of the INFOTEL project) that he had terminal cancer. Daniel did not mention it during our brief meeting and I respected his secret… However, I tried to convince him to become a member of Facebook but he did not want to hear anything… 
This was our last meeting! 
I am very sad about his death because he was a real good guy. But as he said himself, you have to live in the present! 
I was told that in his last months of life, Daniel had become lonely. In a sense I understand his loneliness of end of life. I, too, if I was living a final cancer, I would prefer to die alone, like horses… However, it is a question of personality because I have another friend who was announced brain cancer in January 2017 and his great fear was to die alone… He died surrounded by many friends and his family. 
Daniel Pilon has had a good life, despite the highs and lows, and as he said regularly, you always have to appreciate the good moments! 
Goodbye dear friend! 
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FÊTE NATIONALE OF QUEBEC – JUNE 24, 2018

June 24, 2018







FÊTE NATIONALE OF QUEBEC – JUNE 24, 2018 
By Bernard Bujold –
A beautiful place to celebrate the 2018 National Day of Quebec is at the cottage! 
And what better way to enjoy the day than a walk near the pond? 
Happy FÊTE NATIONALE to all! 
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WELCOME TO THE SUMMER 2018

June 21, 2018


Welcome to the 2018 Summer Season that officially arrived in town on Thursday, June 21st at 5:07 am. 
Long live the Summer of 2018! 
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