Every summer it is a ritual for us to attend the community picnic. It is organized by our city in a lush green lawn overlooking a pool. Kids jump into the pool while adults hover on the lawn nibbling at corn cobs and watermelon wedges. This summer has been different. I have been walking past … Continue reading Mow the grass
Today, I got my refund from Costco. Someone from Costco read my blog and decided to take mercy on me. No. no just kidding, remember I had submitted a form online? They finally got back to me. See? if it is not a happy ending, it is not an ending. Confused? Read my blog for … Continue reading The Universe got back to me
A few weeks back I visited my local Costco and did not find the correct size of a pair of shorts, hence decided to buy it online from Costco.com. I ordered two pairs of shorts for 16.99 each and received the items in good condition and started wearing them right away. A few days later … Continue reading My soul is not for sale
Howdy, Long time no see. The other day, I went to the pet store and purchased a can of humming bird nectar and some bird seeds and left the bag by the door. It has been two weeks (feels like yesterday LOL). Today, I was mopping the floor when the mop got caught in the … Continue reading Potted plant fiasco
*********Do not read this before reading the story here.********** Mimi filled her time with hobbies and activities. So much so that she had no time to miss Stephan. She continued making orange juice and he continued working hard on the farm.
*********Do not read this before reading the story here.********** Mimi learned how to work on the farm. Initially she worked with Stephan, later she bought her own farm and worked harder than Stephan.
*********Do not read this before reading the story here.********** Mimi and Stephan separated. Stephan continued leaving oranges at Mimi's doorstep and she made orange juice while Stephan worked on the farm and amassed a lot of name and fame.
Mimi loved making orange juice from fresh oranges. Her husband Stephan brought in big juicy fruit from the farm and left them in the kitchen everyday. Stephan worked very hard. He left for work at 5 am and was back at sun down. He did not mind, because farming was his life's calling. He toiled … Continue reading Orange Juice
When kiddo was in kinder, she was afraid of getting lunch from the cafe. We did a lot of dry runs but she was still a bit afraid. There were days when she would not eat lunch and got home grumpy. How did I know? Because most days when she got home she would just … Continue reading Don’t ask, just lean in
Life happens on WhatsApp these days. My friend had forwarded the picture below and had mentioned that this flower has a nice fragrance. While on my walk today, I happened to notice this flower and crushed its spikes. It indeed had a nice fragrance. I was refreshed by its fresh citrus-y scent and it put … Continue reading The one that got away