Balance

Internet Yin Yang

I am slowly turning into mouse potato. Sucked into the screen, oblivious to time and space. An hour online (or so I thought) and yet an entire morning has ticked by in the real world. Sort of like stumbling into the wardrobe closet and finding yourself in Narnia.  Only, it’s the reverse.  Time shuts down […]

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Dis-Ease

I woke up one day to bullfrog eyes and hives all over my body.  Every crease in my eye was exaggerated as though there was a magnifying glass to it.  That, and little red splotches all over.  Like a polka-dot bullfrog.  Only, it wasn’t Halloween yet. I was having an adverse reaction to a powerful […]

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Best Party Ever

My little girl just turned 4.  And once more, I just had the joy and pain of making sure this one had her Bird and Butterfly party.  It’s difficult not to get seized by the mommy competition for “best party ever.” I go through the dilemma every year.  “Don’t lose the meaning in the celebration,” […]

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Hearth and Home

Been watching Mad Men non-stop.  And I wonder whether the 50’s stereotype of women has somehow stuck. And where does that put me? A housewife whose realm is not the kitchen and whose suburbia is definitely not a spic and span house. Sometimes I wish I could cook. That, and do crafts. Come to think […]

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Clearing Spaces

Been clearing out clutter the past few days. It’s meant to make way for the new to come in. I usually pride myself with my neatness. I grew up with everything spic and span.  And so, I cannot quite stand a cluttered desk or anything out of place. But being clutter-free is not just about […]

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