Sunday Edition: Let’s Stop and Think For A Minute

This morning I promised my mother I’d take her to church – for a special remembrance service for my father, who passed away a few decades ago. My mother is a traditionalist, and although it’s been quite sometime, she still wishes to do the service once a year near or on October 13th  – which […]

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Let’s Start Monday Right

I hope your weekends were grand and that you had a chance to decompress from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Perhaps your Monday is just beginning where in other places it’s nearing bedtime or beyond. But since I live in San Francisco, and my day is just beginning, as usual with the […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Roasted Squash-ghetti

I bought my first squash over the weekend for this season knowing exactly the meal to make. My version is simple – ground Italian chicken sausage, corn kernels, shredded Parmesan cheese, fresh cut cilantro, naturally the squash cut in half, and broiled…and voila the simplest and easiest dinner your family is guaranteed to love. But […]

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Looking Forward to October

The first day of the month, and only 90 days to the end of the year. But no worries, October is a month I look forward to, especially after the sluggishness and the unmotivated I felt by the end of August, and all throughout September. To me, October is the month to shed all the […]

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Autumn Days and The Whirling Thoughts…

We got a glimpse of Autumn over the weekend, with cold weathers, strong winds, and rain, then sun, and it stayed brisk through last night. Which is hardly news, considering the snow storm over the mid-west and all other havoc around the globe. I do love this time of year, where all foliage are slowly […]

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Five Interesting Articles From Around The Internet

We’ve had a couple of very hot days around San Francisco, to the point it was stifling. San Franciscans are never happy with our climate – too cold, too hot, too foggy, too windy. But it is what it is – global warming or not, we have seen the same pattern year in and year […]

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Why Treating Yourself Is A Wonderful Idea

I haven’t shopped much this year, thinking I already have all that I need in my efforts to downsize and live a simpler life. But, sometimes, one has to simply treat themselves to the smallest of things, to elevate the otherwise bleakest of emotions surfacing during this time of year. For that very reason, I […]

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Weekend Recap and A Few Topics To Ponder Over

I realize this morning, I forgot to drop a post for Friday before jumping into the weekend. I was a little lost in all the things that took shape over the weekend, mostly in a good way, and a few sad ones – but overall, I found solace in some me time, and did a […]

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We’ll Just Take It All In

Woke up this morning to pick up a package Amazon had left at my doorstep and noticed the flashing lights of a police cars a few houses down, and all of a sudden a flash light was pointed at my face-the officer asking me if the car parked out front which was hit was mine, […]

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Lifestyle: Back Pain and Other Remedies

I’ve been dealing with the worst of back pain lately – sitting at a desk for eight hours doesn’t help either. But the pain is border line agonizing. Tylenol helps and walking seems to do the trick temporarily, there is apparently seven yoga moves that also help relieve the pain.   While efforting to Superfood […]

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