What Makes Us Feel Better

The forehead splitting headache started on a supposedly sweet sunset cruise on Saturday evening.  The catastrophe seemed like a combination of an hour on the cruise, a glass of Italian sparkling wine, a canapé composed of a frozen shrimp with cream cheese and brown toast topped with lime that gave me nausea and that monthly women’s issue that came without warning on a light, breezy afternoon when I felt elated enough to wear all white.  Continue reading “What Makes Us Feel Better”

The Case of The Forgotten

It’s not that I forget birthdays. Not that I remember everyone’s. But there are few that I know by heart. My family’s and my high school friends’.

Two days ago, facebook reminded me of one of my friend’s birthday. Not that I did not remember, I just lost count of the days.   Continue reading “The Case of The Forgotten”

Liebster Award

Chain posts don’t reach the end, it seems. They only go in circles and the next thing you know is you’ve been tagged again.

It’s been a while since I last got a chain post, years maybe? And getting tagged once again made me look back at all my award posts which led me to my very first Liebster Award back in 2012. It’s interesting how some things in our lives changed and some stayed the same. Continue reading “Liebster Award”

A Summer of Late Night Instant Noodles and Endless Coffee

Friendship starts with a simple ‘hi,’ or ‘can I join your table?’ in one of the lunches or ‘can I help you?’ just in time when you needed someone to hold the sack where you’d shove in the sand that you dug. Continue reading “A Summer of Late Night Instant Noodles and Endless Coffee”