My New Year's Resolution was to try to stop putting myself last. So, I'm now in a rebalancing phase. My younger son finally finished the last assignments for his college program on New Year's Eve, and we are just waiting to hear whether he achieved the diploma. For him, he mostly values the accomplishment and … Continue reading Rebalancing – Part 1
Hope everyone had happy holidays! I am optimistically looking forward to a new year that is far better than the old one. My only resolution is to try to stop putting myself last. After all, you have to put on your own oxygen mask first before you can help anyone else. For the first day … Continue reading Happy New Year!
... Christmas! After taking a break yesterday and buying some stocking stuffers at a nearby shop that sells local arts, crafts, and delicacies, I finally am starting to feel a bit of Christmas spirit! The town and beyond is starting to have a wintery, holiday look. I bought a new Santa for my display above … Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…
Ever realize that you seem to have so much going on that odd things are happening? I wouldn't mind so much if I were distRActed (i.e. distracted by Richard Armitage, for the uninitiated), but that does not seem to be the case. Now I'm not sure whether I've permanently "lost that loving feeling" (as the … Continue reading DistRActed? or Just Distracted?
So tired, can’t work anymoreWon’t sleep… don’t want toCan’t give up the time aloneBut it is guilt-coloured andSpent on a routine of TV and chips Too tired for anything elseToo aware of the stolen time lost(They don’t pay me enough for this)Stress at home; stress at workBoth now are the same place Home is where … Continue reading Evening to Morning
After my last post, waving October goodbye, I can only say, "New month; same old stuff." More work deadlines and more school drama managed. No new provincial election, although they are still counting the mail-in ballots from the election two weeks ago. It won't change the leadership result, but there were around a dozen seats … Continue reading Autumn
It's been an exhausting few weeks and I'll be glad to see the back of October. Work I am not a morning person, nor will I ever be. This was proved true once again by the intense course I took, held over four days from 7:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Who thinks up these times?? … Continue reading Bye-Bye October
Continuing on from Part I, here is Part II of my compare-and-contract exercise in response to the June interview in which Richard Armitage responded to questions about music in his life. Since I posted Part I, a couple of other bloggers have also done their take on music throughout their lives (and apparently I was … Continue reading Soundtrack of My Life: Armitage/Me – Part II
Back in June, an interview came out with Richard Armitage responding to questions about music in his life. I was so swamped with work that month that I had little time to do anything but give it a quick once-over. But I keep coming back to thinking about his answers. The interview might seem like … Continue reading Soundtrack of My Life: Armitage/Me – Part I
I love the "David Tennant Does a Podcast with..." podcast. The best episodes are of course focused on people he has worked with closely, where they engage in a lot of banter. A good example is Olivia Colman, his costar on Broadchurch. Even when I don't know anything about the person Tennant is interviewing, though, … Continue reading Would Tennant Interview Armitage If We Asked Nicely?