I am excited. My landlord is "remodeling" my bathroom. Okay, remodeling might be too strong a word here, but there will be a change. The protection walls above the bath tub will be renewed... as the older ones are cracked and letting water into the wall. There is no say how much water damage there… Continue reading New, Brand New
Living an unbalanced life is the easiest thing in the world! Have an extra bite too often, read a book too late into the night too often, forego that walk you know you should take on more nights than what's good for you and you are out of balance. It takes effort and determination to… Continue reading Balance: the Never Ending Quest
I have a brand new laptop (and I have been using it for not even two months) and today, it gives me grief! It is a good and renown make... it should not have behaved the way it did! It was slow, it made just about everything "not responsive" and it was overall a waste… Continue reading Darn Technology!
Today was what my colleague and I call "sushi Thursday". Once a week, lunch out instead of bring our lunches and we treat ourselves to sushi. We both like it. On top of our usual plate we treated ourselves to sushi desserts this week. For those who do not know how that concept can even… Continue reading Purposely Seek Little Pleasures
Is that not the boyscouts' motto? I usually get ready for the week on Sunday. I do my clean, I do laundry, and I cook so I can prepare meals in 10 minutes instead of an hour on weekdays. I think this is a must for working mothers. The job of a woman is never… Continue reading Always Be Prepared
Ah! I know no hours to cook. If the whim takes me, I do it. I cooked chicken thighs in a crock-pot today and, as much as possible, I waste nothing. I make my own chicken broth using the water in which I cook the chicken. As you must know, crock-pot makes very tender meat… Continue reading Short-fused
A trip down memory lane is sometimes a very useful exercise. Living in the past is not a way to live but revisiting it with a fresh eye and with more objectivity just might provide invaluable insight. If you have done well for yourself, you can look at your past without being thrown back into… Continue reading Down Memory Lane
Have you every met people who stood out from everyone else you? You know... the people you have no reference for, those "one-of-a-kind" individuals you cannot decipher or whose behaviors you cannot predict. They are those who: persevere when everyone else would have given up long ago. stick to their principles, either out of convictions… Continue reading Standing Out
That's what being an adult is all about... taking responsibility for our choices, no matter what they bring. Growing selfless becomes a requisite to adulthood; you have to be aware that the world does not revolve around you, you are only a part of it, your magnetic pull has no tangible effect . You might… Continue reading Duty, You Just Got to Do It!
Another busy day! I have done a million things and yet I feel I have done nothing. Today was Victoria Day in Canada and it just so happened to be a statutory holiday. This long weekend is a cue to travel for quite a few people. Traffic is always heavy. Either people go celebrate away from… Continue reading Victoria Day in Canada