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
I was hoping to have gotten my first post of 2019 in a bit sooner, but alas, life got the better of me. At least it’s still the first week. 🙂 Happy New Year to everyone! I hope 2019 is amazing to each and every one of you. So earlier this week, I went grocery … More A New Year, A Not-So-New Focus: Kindness
My birthday just recently passed on December 27th and I am now the big 3-6. I can’t believe how old I’m getting. It’s amazing and depressing all at the same time. 🙂 It’s always nice having a birthday during the Christmas holiday season because it just adds to all feels of goodness and harmony around … More The Warmth of Personal Interactions is Real
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
This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune
Conflict is a part of life. You can never have too much lasting peace without some disruption of it along the way. It keeps everything balanced out for the most part. We all know that no matter how much you care and love someone, there will always be a time when they inadvertently hurt you … More Be Upset, But Not for Too Long