Daily grievance and fun

An Unexpected Death

Something died this week; kaput, off, no more.  And I don't care much. Before you gasp, outraged at my lack of perturbation and think you are dealing with a psychopath here, let me tell you about the victim.   43 inches wide, black, had a average lifespan...  My Smart TV died. Personally, I don't feel… Continue reading An Unexpected Death

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School is Out

There is nothing new about school being out at the end of June, but this year, this is a special one. My baby just finished school as she has known it all her life. In less than two months, she will be moving to adult learning. The learning process is different from regular school and… Continue reading School is Out

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Precious Births

Today, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a son, was born. Also today, one of my favourite actors, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, welcomed his third bundle of sweetness, Tiana Gia Johnson. Two children who will be raised in families that do not lack financially, two husbands and wives who, by all… Continue reading Precious Births

Musings

On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is virtually impossible to miss. The colours red and white saturate shops and retailers since January 7th or so … and by Friday, all hearts and balloons will have been replaced with bunnies and eggs! Two consecutive holidays which rely on chocolate sales. Aligning by their themes (love and life/couple and family), these… Continue reading On Valentine’s Day

Musings, Observation

The Unsatisfying Story

I admit without shame that I am an avid reader. However, I am running out of good stories to read. Although I am not particularly picky when it comes to genres - romance, suspense, mystery, etc., it pains me to say the absence of certain attributes will get me to lose interest in stories I… Continue reading The Unsatisfying Story

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Rolling With The Punches

Resilience is like a muscle. The more you exert it, the stronger it gets. How do you develop your resilience muscle? You face hardship repeatedly and press on. You deal with the unpleasant news you get, you find any speck of positive stuff there is - even if you have to dig for it -… Continue reading Rolling With The Punches

Musings

What’s the Point?

You know.... There are moments in life when you cannot help but wonder "what's the point of all this?"  Although you want to be motivated and mobilized, your heart is just not in it! What is the point indeed? The fun has been wrung out of the activity you were passionate about not that long… Continue reading What’s the Point?

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Father’s Day

Today is Father's Day... And I have had no one to wish it to for close to 20 years. I am wondering if men today know the meaning of fatherhood. What kind of examples do the youth have? They see their parents struggling to give them a comfortable living... at the expense of quality living.… Continue reading Father’s Day