So the other day I decided to to go Nando’s for lunch – a popular restaurant serving spicy Portugese-style chicken. They just opened up a new location in the area so it was especially busier than normal. This particular one has a really spacious and modern feel with those large communal tables is the centre … More A Chance Encounter Over Chicken
Wow, it’s been exactly one month since my last post. It dawned on me that ever since I started this blog almost four years ago, I have never skipped a month of posting, so I can’t start now. 🙂 This week marked the first week of fall but at least we had that much-anticipated last … More “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus
Well, there you have it. The days are slowly getting shorter, the air is getting cooler, the morning smell of blooming ragweed indicating the start of allergy season can all only mean one thing: the end of summer is officially imminent. There is always a somewhat melancholy feeling about this time of the year. It’s … More Curbing the End-of-August Blues
Toronto’s latest up and coming R&B star has just made her debut. At just the tender age of 21, Ameerah is a rising talent set to take the pop world by storm – and I’m also proud to call her my niece! Ameerah, born and raised in Toronto, has been singing for most of her … More You Can Do Whatever You Put Your Mind To
So my recent feel-good moment happened the other day when the cleaning lady for the office came by to do her regular evening maintenance. She is a very sweet lady and always greets everyone warmly. We had had a team meeting earlier that day and had some leftovers that were better off being taken home … More The Power of Kindness
Too often, we are conditioned to think that we must always be strong and positive no matter what might be going on in our lives. Of course, I am an advocate for being positive and strongly believe that being positive and having positive thoughts can do wonders for your overall well-being. However, we can’t forget … More It’s Okay to Not be Okay
Okay, so the cat is finally out of the bag. Thank goodness. But the news was not what we had expected. Kawhi Leonard, NBA’s two-time Finals MVP and two-time NBA Championship holder was not staying in Toronto – much to the dismay of many fans. It was quite the slice, but it’s time to move … More A Year We Will Never Forget. Thank you, Kawhi.