Summer Swimsuits and Sunscreens and Oh That Hat

Summer is in full swing – and I am planning a getaway for a few days, to celebrate, or better yet to reflect upon a few upcoming challenges, and how to best proceed. I do this a lot, where I need a week or so to simply disconnect from the day to day and regroup […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Feta and Honey and Cauliflower Salad

I’ve had the weirdest cravings lately – not pregnant – just that I think my body is telling me what nutrients I am lacking. Which right now, or early this morning, I had a taste for feta, and cauliflower and sweet and sour – which I probably could consider combining into one big happy salad. […]

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Emotional Therapy Is In Order This Morning

An invite to a graduation this coming week has me travelling, leaving behind a million chores and responsibilities to remain unattended. But sometimes we all need a break… {Photo source from here and here}

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Happy Anniversary Among Other Things

On Thursday I left work very excited about a few plans I made for the weekend. Friday morning tennis, and a Saturday walk across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito from my house by Ocean Beach, lunch and then ferry back to the city to the train back to my neighborhood. Sunday and Monday were […]

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Dreams of Dolphins Swimming

Lately I’ve had some strange dreams and by the time I woke up I could not for the life of me, recollect what it was about. But last night I dreamt that I missed my stop while commuting into work, because I couldn’t put my shoes back on in time to bolt out of the […]

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Lifestyle: Engaging Your Brain

Here’s what I normally do – when someone offers up information about something. I Google to read all about it – or even more about it. This is also when I am watching a film, I feel the need to know everything about the actors, why they chose the part, to the project itself and […]

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Someone Asked Why The Look on My Face…

…they were referring to me daydreaming even while trying my best to listen to what it was they were telling me – work stuff – things I rather not be dwelling on and instead {featured image source – and also read my novel where the hotel is mentioned}

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Decor: Paris + Apartment = My Happy Place

Let’s start the week off slow shall we?  I mean yesterday, being Mother’s day here in the US was a very busy day, full of happy visits with Mums, and the hustle and bustle of flower deliveries across the country, boxes of chocolate, or perhaps a gift card, and then there were FaceTime calls, I […]

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Discussions on How To Quit Carbs, How Effective Are Charities and Why The Fuss

Topic of Carb: My weakness, like most anyone, is carbs and starchy foods. With each meal I make, I wonder how can I workaround carbs/starch foods without experiencing withdrawals, or feeling a void in my stomach as if I hadn’t eaten anything. Drink water most say to fill that void, and sure, I’ve done that […]

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Decor: Would You Be Inspired by…

…an artist, a famous celebrity, if you buy and live in their home, which in this case is  currently on sale? I always wonder – whether it would be a curse or a blessing. Either way, here’s a glimpse into the home where Irving Berlin once lived – remodeled of course.  Would you do it […]

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