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First world problems in a developing country

On the way home last night, despite purchasing a bottle of gin and a lime, I realised there was no tonic at home. No shop near me sells tonic, despite a frantic search, although the place I lived previously was more cosmopolitan and had it readily available. 363 more words

5 Unusual Part-Time Jobs Singaporeans Can Do Instead of Tuition

(Source: blog.moneysmart.sg)

Sometimes, it seems like Singaporeans are all doing the same few boring jobs in banking, finance, insurance and the civil service. As for students working part-time everyone’s either giving tuition or in F&B. 829 more words

Money Matters

Never give away all your power to one day...

I was so thankful this morning.

For a great many reasons, but in regards to this writing, I woke this morning feeling more clear headed and prepared for whatever today had for me. 519 more words


Fitness Update: tempo continues

(Note: Another week of writing progress as the week goes on.)

Monday: Wife opened at work, so I got up when she left, ran a 5K, biked to YMCA, swam 1,000 yards, and biked to work. 584 more words

my {long} weekend in photos

after an uneventful friday night, i started my saturday morning with my first trail run!

we were a little nervous and probably a little too ambitious since we thought we were going to do five miles, but we happily ended at 3.3 since it was super hot and humid. 144 more words


Richard Weinberger: A Q-and-A with an Olympic swimmer

Richard Weinberger calls Vancouver home, but he’s lived across the country, in Moose Jaw, Halifax, Newfoundland, Vernon and Victoria. He even lived in Saudi Arabia for a while. 1,037 more words



It was 95 degrees today. It was decidedly cooler in the wave pool at Hawaiian Falls where I spent a lot of my time. The heat may have been partially due to that large flaming ball in the sky.