Tag Archives: food-shopping

Today’s Tirade: Live for the Moment

Nothing is better for one’s well-being than a good rant now and then to relieve pent-up frustration, triggering a pressure-relief valve which sounds like the whistle of an old steam locomotive, or that of an iron kettle filled with boiling … Continue reading

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The Harrowing Case of the Missing Fitness Guru

It’s been raining all day. ‘Twas a good time to work on Rie Waits’ and my duet, which you’ll find at the end of this week’s entry. I did the dreaded food-shopping after finishing the final mixing of our tune, … Continue reading

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It’s Green Coffee Bean Time Again

Finally did the dreaded food-shopping for the month. All the necessary staples such as coffee, green tea, toothpaste and mouthwash, toilet tissue and paper towels, Splenda, soups, desserts, emergency canned goods like Chef Boyardee mini-raviolis—eaten after pushing off the grocery … Continue reading

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From the Frying Pan into the Icebox

The furnace went on overnight and this morning for the first time since last spring. Happy 1st October. The anticipated event brought the annual unraveling of the cold-weather quilt from the closet yesterday, to be comfortably utilized until next spring. … Continue reading

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No More Mr. Bad Guy

The heat wave finally broke last Friday. High humidity remained during the past weekend of rainy weather, making the real-feel temperatures still in the brutal range. This week brings much-needed relief, however. So far, the summer has been the hottest … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Procrastination

Tomorrow is the last day of June 2016, on which my car’s inspection sticker expires. Not to worry, there’s Zen in my procrastinating. I’m actually going to wait one more day until Friday, the 1st of July, to get the … Continue reading

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The Circle Game

Thanksgiving has passed already and we all gained at least five pounds, right? The upcoming holidays are always a time for deep reflection, a season’s beginning at the cusp of another less than a month away. To where does time … Continue reading

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