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Premature Holiday Spirit???

As I was driving home last night, I noticed several houses that had already been decorated for the holidays with the festive twinkling lights outside and the beautiful Christmas trees showing through the windows. 796 more words

Communication

Of Elderlies and Escalators

This afternoon I find myself in my favourite Starbucks along Orchard Road; I love it because through the completely transparent walls along the street, you get the a panoramic view of the quaint end of town and with half the bustle from town, there is a delicate balance between the crowd of expatriates filling the store with their thick French accents and a kind of peace that’s hard to find in this area. 866 more words

Food For Thought

Blessed on 23 November

This one’s about the weekend that slowly comes to an end tonight– I’m writing about it because I’d like for this overwhelming feeling of love and bliss to sink in for a bit, and be documented by my writing so I’ll remember for a long time to come. 542 more words

Endless Ramblings

10 Movies to Remind us that Life is Good this Thanksgiving.

It’s Thanksgiving. It’s cold, and only getting colder, at least where I am.

I can’t think of a situation where I’ve ever had to be forced to watch a movie, but this is a particularly fun time of year to take to the couch (ideally in good-ish posture), wrap myself up in a blanket, sip ginger tea and watch movie (after movie) to my heart’s content. 814 more words

Writing

Let's start with one of my favourites...

If you were a flavor, what flavor would you be and why?

Answers can be submitted in comments, or via email to s@thelifeeccentric.com

20 Questions

What is the purpose of art?

This question from SoulPancake seemed pretty straightforward when I read it the first time. Then I started really thinking about it and the answer became more complicated. 525 more words

Wednesday

Abstract Tragedies

There’s a reason the death of a million is just a statistic: it becomes abstract, a number of bodies. I don’t pretent that it’s any different for a smaller number either though. 873 more words