Hot (Damn!) Yoga

No, no. Not Bikram. Yeecccchhhhhh. I hope I didn’t offend you Bikram diehards out there. It’s just not for me. The yelling, the structure, the heat (which most places crank it much higher, btw), the hallucinations (was that just me?). … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Melayu

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose       By any other name would smell as sweet…”                                         – Juliet, Romeo and Juliet And by the words of Shakespeare, so too does Thanksgiving, by any other name (or … Continue reading

My So-Called Diet

Just the fact that I mention I have a ‘diet’ probably sounds ridiculous to most of you who know me in person. In fact, I went to the doc the other day and when they weighed me- somehow (with shoes … Continue reading

Fear and Loathing in …. the Grocery Store

One would think, as a highly discriminating foodie, grocery shopping would be among my weekly, if not daily, highlights. One would think. But alas, I am a lazy foodie. One of those snobbish persnickety critics who can easily dispense remarks, … Continue reading

My Second Try on Rebbecca’s Famous Banana Cake

When Aussie was here, one of the discoveries of the many many topics we covered was our mutual love for banana baked goods. Aussie claimed that his aunt’s banana cake was the best recipe there was. I decided to attempt … Continue reading

Oh, I Love You, Summer

“What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. ― A.A. Milne I am a big believer in living in the moment, appreciating what is front of you RIGHT NOW. What is front of you right … Continue reading

Adios Aussie

Well, officially, Aussie hasn’t left US soil. But he will be on his way out of town shortly. I like writing about things on this blog that are happening to me day-to-day… whether it is something I’ve watched, or an … Continue reading