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Bidding Adieu to a legend

The 3 day long celebration of my grandfathers long life started with the slaughtering of cows and goats. These were gifts given to the family from various family members, in-laws and well wishers. In keeping with tradition the different parts of the cow is…

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Life hacks by me -travel

As a working mom I am always looking for easier, less stressful, quicker ways to do things. We all know that time spent doing minutiae is time wasted that we will never get back. And that quality time with husband and kids is what…

When the cape comes off

What cape I’m I talking about? You all know the one. The same one you see on any standard issue Marvel superhero. I know this is an odd title for a post, but seems appropriate for my current situation. Most parents especially moms are…

Why was I born?

I once heard someone say that the two most important days in your life are the day you were born and and the day you figure out why. I have spent many hours and many days mulling over this simple statement. I have even…

You have to be a good friend to have good friends

Friendship. Such a simple concept yet so complicated I spent the past weekend with very dear old friends celebrating a milestone birthday. And it got me to thinking and reflecting about friendships in general. The nuances, the subtlety, the intricacies of making and keeping…

An apple a day keeps the doctor away- 10 things to do right now to keep the doctor away

We have all heard the old adage, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Is that really true? All we have to do is eat an apple a day and be well? Now if it is that easy and doable why aren’t we…

To friend or not to friend

Is it just me or has friendships become so much more meaningless lately? It seems that we have a lot more friends but the feeling and meaning behind it is gone. I personally feel that this has a lot to do with social media….

I have lists for my lists

      Please tell me that I am not alone in this. Do you make lists for everything? I do! Everyone I know tells me that I am the most organized person they know. And I pride myself in my ability to be…

Multitasking – how I incorporate reading and exercise

There is so much to do and so little time. Do you feel like you are constantly trying to catch up. Trying to squeeze way too much into 24 hours. That’s how I feel. This is so much worse when you are a mom,…

Quality over Quantity 10 ways to improve your quality of life.

A patient said to me today as we were discussing her cancer diagnosis – “I can only control the quality of my life not the quantity…” Wow! How true! How profound! This got me thinking. We all live on borrowed time and no one…

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