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Why you like what you like: Ruminations on interests and how they may have actually chosen you.

Upon the discussion of a book that a friend and I disagreed on (I liked it; she didn’t), we naturally moved onto my favourite topic of discussion: Partition. 1,027 more words

Recollections & Reflections

If you could change one thing in your country, what would it be and why?

Is it not a question filled with regret and sorrow? If only……

If only we saw the self-harm scars she quietly concealed within the folds of her pinafore, if only we bothered to check up on her after she skipped school for months on end, if only the last time we saw her wasn’t in the obituary section of the Sunday Times…… 347 more words


Fish the Dime?

If life has taught me anything at all, it’s that time is fluid.  Stretchy.  Compressible.  Short moments that last forever, and years that pass in a blink.  1,020 more words



The author Jesmyn Ward was recently interviewed on PBS.org’s website and she talked about the writing life.  However, she gave 4 pieces of advice.  I want to talk about the first one here and I’ll go into the other 3 on the next blog post.   401 more words


Week 1 Ruminations

Welcome back! I just completed  my first week on Trim Healthy Mama (THM). Now, I have already been eating healthy food (came to the dark side from Keto so I had already been through the sugar headaches in the Keto Flu!), so I didn’t have to go through the whole detox process. 267 more words

Frugal Living

Good Health—Wassail!

One of the things that has made me love our Baltimore neighborhood is a scrappy little apple tree in Robert Baker Park. When Jake and I first moved to Baltimore, we didn’t know much about the neighborhoods and picked a house in Federal Hill that would be convenient to school for Jake. 793 more words

City Fruit

Taking Advantage of "Free" Time

So, I was very tempted to  to call this blog post Snow Day #2 or *2 or something similar as my school is closed for the second straight day), but decided against it at the last moment.   373 more words