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
Category: So Many Choices
Making a decision instead of flirting with analysis paralysis when surrounded by endless possibilities.
Wasted on Me
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
Controversional Conversion Story
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
Sum of Experiences
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
Forward and Back
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
Death of Black Friday?
Last year on Black Friday, NASA did a special Twitter feed all day with the hashtag #BlackHoleFriday. I came in pretty late on the feed, and that was when I decided to write my Thanksgiving post this year about Black Hole Friday. I was so psyched! Unfortunately, my tweeted questions to NASA as to whether… Continue reading Death of Black Friday?
Phones and Friends
I got a new phone! I am definitely not an early adopter in any sense of the word. If my old phone had met my basic needs, it would still be in operation. As a result, I ended up with a phone I really like, fits in with my frugal tendencies, and meets my needs.… Continue reading Phones and Friends
I am so glad that I internet surf. While it is often a brain numbing activity, there are times when it sparks huge bursts of creativity. A couple of months ago I was using Twitter as a jumping off point when suddenly I discovered that for a 200 word essay and a relatively small entry… Continue reading Dairy Farm