Simple Christmas joys

I suppose my kid will have to take note of the finer points of being a non conformist from mom and dad on a different occassion. It seems that grandma couldn’t stand hearing her granddaughter constantly ask her parents about a non existent Christmas tree and decorations. Christmas is for the children indeed, and there is … More Simple Christmas joys

Hello, 2018

Starting this year, I wanted to go back to the practice of setting some goals, and going back to regular yoga classes was definitely one of the major ones. A friend once made an offhand remark about how she was more prone to sickness and was constantly unwell last year, unlike the previous when we … More Hello, 2018

Greeks!

No Halloween gimmicks for us this year. But grateful to my daughter’s school for having trick or treat mixed in with celebrating United Nations Day. It was a fun and memorable last day of class before the All Soul’s Day break. Her class was assigned Greece. They learned how to say ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ in … More Greeks!

Yoga at home

Aside from the house, one other thing that suffered from the lack of household help was my yoga practice. Just when I managed to find a yoga studio that felt like home, met some really nice people, and hung out a lot with a good friend as we worked on our practice together, it sucked … More Yoga at home

What day off

I’ve been struggling to write about the day I was compelled into taking the day off. Compelled, I know, but where others would swoop in at the chance, I find myself wanting a day off not for rest but for undisturbed housework. It has come to that, I suppose, my idea of a day off … More What day off