Monthly Archives: December 2018

Getting Around To It

I’ll get around to it are words that sometimes plague my life. I mean to get around to something, but then….don’t.  This happened with a restaurant not too far from my place that went out of business before I could … Continue reading

Posted in Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, bicycles, computers, cycling, cycling gear, cycling shoes, cyclist case, Newmarket Eagles, shopping, stocking stuffers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Who’s Up For A Little Hockey

Tonight, owing to work generosity I found myself in a box (box suite) at a Junior A hockey game in Toronto.  The Toronto Marlies were the Calder Cup Champions last year.  They were far and away the superior team last … Continue reading

Posted in Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, beer, hockey, Toronto | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

With One Of My Best Friends

What you see is the precursor to the meal I had tonight with one of my best friends.  This was goulash soup, which was followed up with schnitzel and paprikash sauce for dipping.  Although it wasn’t exactly as my Oma … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, advice, Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, beer, comfort food, donauschwaben, ethnic food, food, friends, friendship, hockey, Maple Leafs, restaurant, talking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Out For A Walk

Today, instead of using my break time to play Words With Friends or scroll through Instagram, I decided to go out for a walk. I did not let the fact that the sky was gloomy and the temperature was only … Continue reading

Posted in Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, exercise, walking | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Chicken Sandwich

It’s rare for me to cook for someone else.  It isn’t that I am a bad cook, bur rather that the opportunity doesn’t come up often.  Today was one of those opportunities and I did my best. When I think … Continue reading

Posted in Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, cherry coke, comfort food, cooking, food, sandwich | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

An ESL Home Run

“Wow! I asked every teacher I had to explain that to me and now I understand.  Thank you.” In case you’re not sure what you’ve just read, let me explain. That is the sound of an ESL teacher hitting a … Continue reading

Posted in advice, Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, ESL, learning, students, teaching | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

An Award Asks for Advice

This is not the post that I had planned on writing, and it probably isn’t the post I am expected to write. I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by View From The Back.  Please go check out the … Continue reading

Posted in adversity, advice, Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, award, blog, blogging, blogposts, free stuff, growing your blog, increasing blog traffic, success, travel writing, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

I Didn’t Mean to Buy the Chocolate Bar

I really shouldn’t go to the dollar store. It isn’t that I don’t need more useless house crap–though I don’t.  It is just that I spend my money on junk food when I go there.  It might vary depending on … Continue reading

Posted in Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, chocolate, comfort food, dollar store, dollar tree, dollarama, experiences, food, food shopping, funny story, review, snacks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Really?

  Life is weird. Okay, I said it.  I meant it.  Life is full of weird little coincidences and sometimes I am lucky enough to spot them.  Just think of all the ones I miss.  You might be wondering what … Continue reading

Posted in Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, writing, blogging, blog, coincidence, blogposts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment