So today I went in for my annual servicing for my vehicle. I go to a shop in my area that provides very good, efficient service. The owner is very nice and knowledgeable and I know my car is in good hands anytime I go there. As I was wrapping up to leave, I noticed … More When it Goes Beyond the Task at Hand
So this weekend in Toronto started off with Valentine’s Day and will end with Family Day. There is plenty of love to go around for sure. When it comes to Valentine’s Day – while I appreciate the meaning behind the celebration, I am of the crowd that thinks every day should be a day to … More Express Your Love When You Feel, Not When the Calendar Tells You
A warm and belated happy new year to my lovely blogger friends. We are full swing into 2020. And let’s think about that for a second: 2020 officially makes the year 2000 twenty years ago – which is kind of insane. To my fellow blogger friend Paul’s point, for us millennials, 20 years ago will … More You Must Keep Your Inner Light Shining
Hello friends, you know, ever since I started this blog almost four years ago, I have posted monthly without missing a beat. I think that streak might be coming to an end soon and it is late November now and I’ve not published anything. Life has been busy, but I’ve also been challenged by what … More November, please slow down.
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
Happy New Year, lovelies! I hope 2019 is amazing to each and every one of you. So earlier this week, I went grocery shopping and as I was cashing out, the cashier handling my order couldn’t grant me a discount for the redemption of some points I had accumulated. It seemed to be a system … More A New Year, A Not-So-New Focus: Kindness
So the other day I went to pick up some shoes that I had given in for repair. I go to a shop nearby that I’ve been frequenting for some time. It’s a nicely-run shop by an older, hard-working gentleman who is very obviously passionate about his job and dedicated to making his customers happy. … More Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted