The history of Thanksgiving dates back to antiquity, when the Greeks were honoring Demeter, the goddess of agriculture who was giving mortals plentiful harvests. If we are to transpose the sentiment to today’s world swallowed by consumerism, we’d bring offerings and homage to Gates, the God of computing for making administrative work and wasting time […]
If I was to follow tradition I would wait for another month. But I’m getting antsy, I’m all stressed out and restless, so I need to find my focus sooner rather than later. My mind starts playing tricks on me when I’m bored; that’s not to say that I have lots of free time on […]
I don’t really recall being worried about the impact a baby would have on one of our passions – traveling. We understood that things would change, the planning and preparation would involve extra steps, the time spent traveling (especially if by car) would increase, we realized that there may additional costs to consider, but we […]
It so happened that the need arose for me to roll up my sleeves and find the kitchen. I feared nothing good would come out of this, so what motivated me was the fact that the whole experience would make for great blog material. Evan and I are part of a weekly parenting class/play group, […]
I was an ugly child. I was cute as an infant and kept my good looks for a few years, but once I was of school age things started going downhill. My parents opting for a bowl haircut on my behalf did not help matters. At all. My teenage years? The hair grew out, but […]
The biggest challenge and struggle in my life right now is not letting my work mess with my head. I am working full time and although the job in itself would not be that bad, the environment and people make it the wickedest experience. Quite often I ask myself it this all worth it?
Last week I finally finished reading the first book since Copiloo’s been born. That was quite an accomplishment: 500+ pages in about… five months… Middlesex is a great read, it had been on my list for a few years before I finally picked it up and started reading it. The book did not disappoint
There are days when we are too busy/tired/moody/out of touch to notice the beauty around us. On days like that, I like to remember something beautiful that I encountered or experienced in the past. For whatever reason, today I remembered our vacation to Hawaii last year and the picture I took one early morning of an […]