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cowel for the princess

cowel for the princess

Posted by in Crafts, Life | 2 Comments

Whenever the princess sees me making something, her immediate question that always follows, “What are you making, mama?” is “Can you make me something?” What I love about making her something is seeing her face light up and her desire to wear it whenever possible. Soon enough, she’ll be wanting name brands and not mama’s […]

knitting

knitting

Posted by in Life, Stories | 11 Comments

My grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was about 11 years old. But what 11 year old would have the patience to sit and knit? Exactly. I would have much rather go out and play soccer or hang with my friends which is why I never learned. Oh my, how my […]

depression

depression

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I am somewhat surprised at how much the passing of Robin Williams has been affecting me these last few days. I didn’t know the guy, have never met him and I can’t even say I have watched every single movie he has been in. And yet I find myself reading every article, every tweet, and […]

lemonade

lemonade

Posted by in Food, Life, Recipes | 5 Comments

It’s been way too long since my last post but what better way to get started again… With homemade lemonade! We are currently in San Francisco on our instalumtrip2 and there’s a huge lemon tree in the backyard at Dude’s cousin’s house, where we are staying. So what do you do with all those lemons? […]

applesauce

applesauce

Posted by in Food, Life | One Comment

The poor little princess has been stuck at home for a week, suffering from hand foot and mouth disease. With the sores in her mouth, she hasn’t been able to eat much and we’ve tried quite a few things. A couple of days ago, we tried applesauce and it was one of the very few […]

what is suffering?

what is suffering?

Posted by in Life, Stories | 2 Comments

suffer /suhf•er/: To undergo or feel pain or distress Several years ago, Dude and I lived in San Francisco. I was in MBA school and Dude worked as a consultant. Life was good. It was during the dot com boom. There were lots of jobs and people were making lots of money. Then after the […]