I am not actively involved in politics and I hardly ever invite public debates on topics related to politics. I know I can’t cut the mustard, so I’ll let others do the arguing for me. That being said, there’s something out there that bugs me and I need to just spit it out. Have you heard of Prop […]
They say it’s fall. Hard to believe, but indeed the calendar does not lie, we’re well into October now. I’ve only started liking fall over the past few years. Before that, having lived in countries with a four-season climate and a mini-country with one loooooong rainy season interrupted by three sunny summer days (yes, I am talking […]
Although he needed a bit of prodding, Hubbyloo agreed to a night at the bowl for one of Hollywood Bowl’s series events. Not only did he have some work to take care of, but his expectations of this show were below the levels that usually allow him to gleefully agree to my proposals. We went nevertheless.
I’ve long contemplated this before I actually pulled the trigger. It was obvious that those particular friendships were not a 50/50 deal, far from it. Hubbyloo and other friends were pointing it out every chance they got, but my arsenal of excuses for my friends’ selfish behavior was unbeatable.
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 […]
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 […]
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Elliot Part I (before) I want to be what I am not, Yet I tie myself tight to what I am. I’m sunk so deep in my own displeasure, Yet I refuse to reach for the rope. I dream of the […]