Category Archives: shopping

Just A Kid In A Toy Store

Alternatively, I could have called this finding a passionate salesclerk.   My niece’s upcoming birthday afforded me the opportunity to browse the toy store. Yes, I could have bought her clothes, but those years aren’t upon us yet.  She is … Continue reading

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The Death of My Bib Shorts

Despite my best efforts, some days I have to write about today’s terrible moment (lower case letters purposefully chosen) rather than Today’s Perfect Moment. By the end of the day, I am sure I will have decided upon and concentrated … Continue reading

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More Green Tea Sightings

One quick post before I go. It seems like matcha (green tea) is not only invading the kitkats here in Canada.  What I mean is that suddenly, the flavour is everywhere.  On a quick trip to the grocery store today, … Continue reading

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Just For Me

Today’s Perfect Moment was buying a nice book to serve as my journal for my upcoming trip. Rather than go to the dollar store and buy a compromise notebook (functional, but not particularly beautiful and probably with a design that … Continue reading

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A Japanese Chocolate Moment

  After my indecisive day at the hobby shop (chronicled in tow earlier blogs) I went for a little pick-me-up at J-Town (Toronto’s Japanese group of markets, cafe’s and such).  I wasn’t hungry enough for dinner, but that didn’t stop … Continue reading

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Lacking Passion

I should start this post explaining that I also write another blog. This blog deals with hobbies–and I have a lot of hobbies.  Lately, though, I haven’t really pursued many of my hobbies.  I also haven’t written that many posts … 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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Lessons in the Grocery Aisles

Today, I learned that I have been doing grocery shopping all wrong. Usually, I make a list (or not) and wander throughout the supermarket hoping to remember to check the list and not be tricked into buying all the wrong … Continue reading

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Tonkatsu

Today’s Perfect Moment is simply tonkatsu.  There’s a lot of great Japanese food out there.  I could have picked many other’s to talk about.  What you should know is that the presentation of this meal was much better than it … Continue reading

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A Sweet Thing

Today’s Perfect Moment occurred at the supermarket. It wasn’t free food.  It wasn’t an encounter with a beautiful woman in the produce aisle.  It wasn’t getting a shopping cart that rolled well–which is a rare enough feet that it could … Continue reading

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