Tag Archives: food

When the Weary Search for Food

Today’s Perfect Moment is a celebration of food and conversation in a great setting. When I write those words, I am convinced that all of you reading this are probably nodding your heads in agreement.  You know what I am … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and Pre-Mother’s Day

Look, let’s get serious for a minute. There is no way I could choose anything other than celebrating Mother’s Day with my Mother and other family members as Today’s Perfect Moment.  To do anything else, wouldn’t only be wrong, but it … Continue reading

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Perfect Quests

By now, everyone who is going to has read the Anthony story and come to some basic understanding of my quest for Perfect Moments. However, you probably don’t know that I have quests for other perfect things.  Some of these … Continue reading

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She Would Accept a Smile

Walking from A to B and then back to A can give you two different perspectives. All the places that were on the right on the trip out would be on the left for the trip back.  You would see … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Make You Mad Teacher

“I am sorry teacher, but I am going to make you angry,” my student said with a mischievous glimmer in his eye and a slightly crooked smile upon his lips. I feared that he was going to complain about my … Continue reading

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Breaking A Rule Because I Can

On the weekend, I was awarded the Sunshine Blogger award by Ellie at Blogging for Dopamine.  I have been following her blog for some time.  I was initially attracted by wide array of interests and the fact that she is … Continue reading

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100 Beautiful Kilometres and Pho.

We cycled 100 Kilometres through some picturesque countryside.  I am beat but feeling great.  I think I’ll go and get a massage.

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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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Catching a Late Bus

It might be strange to call missing my bus Today’s Perfect Moment, but when you’re out with your best friends….things happen. So, we had a few drinks at a rather poor excuse for a bar–so poor in fact that it … Continue reading

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Some Korean Food

I had the opportunity to go out with some former students on Thursday. Having survived a gruelling test preparation course with me (and then embarking on an international relationship with each other),  I feel a strong bond of friendship and … Continue reading

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