Snacks Around the World

snacks

When traveling you might have noticed the exotic flavors for everyday snacks. This is a collection of photos of the delicious/unusual new foods. [ Read More ]

Wedding Faux Pas

wedding

We all have had our embarrassing moments. It does sometimes seem to me that I have had more than my share of these I-wish-I were–someone-else flashes, but perhaps it’s all in my imagination. [ Read More ]

Tax Relief Day

tax relief day

I wanted to use up that $2 credit I had for Dunkin Donuts at the store a few doors away. Don’t ask me how I got it, all I know was that it was in my wallet. I ordered a coffee and the cashier told me it was Tax Relief Day. [ Read More ]

For All The Freds In The World

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While we were in Toronto, I passed this bar. I thought I would share it for all the men named Fred, who are trying to escape from their difficult teenagers, their demanding wife, or their boss! This is the bar for you. [ Read More ]

Stubbed Out Cookie

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Having just celebrated my first week as a non-smoke, I was feeling very proud. Sitting down in a café, I ordered a coffee and put all thoughts of a cigarette out of my mind. [ Read More ]

Hungry Prince Charming

prince charming

Prince Charming, my husband, probably too hungry before leaving to work. At least now I can be rest assured that this pear has no poison. [ Read More ]

Look Before You Drink

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A few years ago, I found myself in Varanasi, India with my friends Eric and Alan. One night, we decided to venture to a hotel bar to relax, throw back a few drinks, and mingle with some locals. [ Read More ]

Holiday Sweets: So Many Traditions

holiday sweets

When and why did the candy cane originate? How many different religions and cultures enjoy gingerbread and marzipan during the holidays? How do these traditions make us more the same than different? These and other tantalizing questions will be addressed below. Read on, my sweets. [ Read More ]

Rebooting His Self-Esteem

self-esteem

It was the “teacher’s night out” when a colleague of mine was at a restaurant and he spotted a pretty woman eyeing him from the other side of the room. [ Read More ]

Categorical Error at the Grocery Store

grocery store

I saw this at the grocery store. I believe one of them doesn’t doesn’t quite belong in the group. [ Read More ]