Category Archives: beverages

When Destiny Visits a Fast-Food Restaurant

Today, I ate fast food.  That is not the Perfect Moment. I chose the salad instead of the fries.  That is not the Perfect Moment. Despite the crowds of people, I did not lose my temper.  That is also not … Continue reading

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Beer in Vietnam

I’ve got a few more posts about Vietnam coming, but I also need to get some sleep, so this short one will have to suffice for now. While in Vietnam….and any country I visit really, I try to sample a … Continue reading

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From Glass Bottles

Often this blog is about that fantastic moment in the day which makes me smile, and helps me maintain a more positive attitude. Often this blog is about weird and quirky characters on my commute that both entertain and confuse … Continue reading

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Dominoes Fall…and Drinks are Served.

In life, cliche though it may be, dominoes fall and bring about windfalls and misery. This moment, or any moment, is the result of a myriad of events and choices.  Some form a very linear path and others form a … Continue reading

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Irony on Christmas Eve

I have been pretty lax in posting this past week. Actually, lax is far too generous a word.  Rather, I have been pretty negligent.  As a result, you will probably get a smattering of posts from me reflecting on this … Continue reading

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Make my Burrito: A Treatise on Abdicating my Assembling Responsibilities

Lately, I have become somewhat addicted to burritos. I think I have had one at least once a week for the past two months. The problem, though some might see it as an advantage, is that you have to instruct … Continue reading

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Quests Updated

I think all of us have quests of some kind. Maybe we’re looking for the hockey card to complete our set.  Maybe were looking for the last in a series of Red Rose Tea figurines.  Maybe our quests are to … Continue reading

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Some Wine, Some Words, and Some Confusion

I think my positive …attitude/energy/aura….whatever is really starting to produce some results. I have been meeting a lot of people and having lots of interesting conversations.  Today provided another example of this. Let me set the scene for you. I … Continue reading

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A Quest for Orange

We will call it a quest for orange. Does that make any kind of sense to you?  It probably sounds like the ranting of a madman.  There is nothing I can do about that.  The quest for orange is real, … Continue reading

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Catching Up on All The Perfect Moments

  I have been a little remiss (so my students don’t need to use the dictionary, this means careless or thoughtless) in my blogging. I haven’t posted for many days, but I don’t want you to think that I have … Continue reading

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