A new house with terraces means getting to start a garden from scratch!
It has only been a few weeks since I switched from two posts a week down to one. I have already noticed a disturbing, highly unexpected, and completely counter-intuitive trend: It is much harder to write only one post a week! Okay, the moral of my difficulty of getting a post up on Mondays is… Continue reading But Why?
When I started this blog, 545 posts ago (holy cow!), I was seeking clarity. Trust me, I haven't had an epiphany that solved the mysteries of the universe or anything. If/when I do, I'll be sure to share. One thing, however, is becoming more and more clear - there isn't enough time in the day… Continue reading Priorities
After eight years in my condo, I am ready for my next great housing adventure: buying a home. To get to that end, DH2U and I have moved to temporary accommodations so we can get the condo ready for sale. Time is definitely money when paying a mortgage and rent. I had planned to spend… Continue reading Beginning a New Adventure
Many years ago, a friend’s boyfriend created an impromptu blind taste test of some wine. Everyone knew that I do not like the taste of alcohol – never have, probably never will – but I wanted to join in and be part of the group, so they let me. There were two glasses, both red… Continue reading Wasted on Me
In one of my web surfing journeys, I discovered an article about a controversial school assignment that I wish I had been assigned back in the day. A school in Guernsey (a British island off the coast of France) asked its 12- and 13-year-old students to pretend that they had decided to convert to Islam… Continue reading Controversional Conversion Story
With Superbowl Sunday being this weekend, it seems only appropriate that I have a post inspired by football, especially since I had a post to mark the beginning of the season. Last fall, I saw an ad that has stuck with me. It was thousands of Tom Bradys (the controversial quarterback of the New England… Continue reading Sum of Experiences
Have you ever watched a new-to-you television show and instantly felt like you're home? My recent encounter with this phenomenon was the result of Amazon Prime. My admiration for Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezoz, started with an interview of his on the Oprah show, which I've discussed before. Well, Amazon Prime has started doing something I have… Continue reading Perfect Fit
The end of the year is such a good time to think about where I’ve been and where I’m going. For me, there is nothing like a deadline to get things done. I’ve read a lot of books this month to boost my annual total even higher, and even though I’ve been working at a new… Continue reading Forward and Back
I haven’t done anything crazy in a while. Okay, spending 12 back-breaking hours making a piñata costume could be conceived of as insane by some, but I mean a life-changing, break-out-of-a-rut kind of thing. I’m even mentally out of the habit. The other day the following conversation occurred in my head: I want to do… Continue reading O Canada