Is Hope Just A Wish?

Sometimes I hear people say that they have hope things will get better. They hope that times will change, their luck will change, their relationships will change, their body will change, their job will change, their finances will change. Makes me wonder if they are equating ‘hope’ to just a ‘wish, while sitting firmly on…

A Question For You Folks

….Last week I was whining about a bee under my bonnet. That bee crept in months ago from my discussion with a mature ┬áman. (Bonus questions: Is there such a thing as a mature man? Heuristically at what age is a man considered mature?). Anyhoo, ┬áthe man in question told me that he loves his…

Cherry Blossom Festival 2012

If like me you too are enamoured by the cherry blossoms, do try to make it to this festival on my behalf too: 2012 Centennial: A Once In A Lifetime Celebration In 1912, an incredible gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees was bestowed on Washington, DC by Tokyo, Japan. Rooted strongly and surviving outside elements,…

That Californian Shiraz Sitting In My Cabinet

***** CAUTION: Major Whine Alert ***** About once every two-three months, my bus-buddies and I try to meet up at a local cafe, where we spend a few minutes unloading our ‘beefs’, sharing some good moments, some bad moments, some challenges, some good laughs, holding hands and shaking our heads at our sons. We always…

Holly Molly, Aye Jolly……..

……..in the time it took for me to watch this, I would have licked dry the Californian Shiraz sitting in my cabinet. Anyhoo, Happy St. Patrick’s Day Peeps !

Helping President Obama This Week

Last week I was inspired by one of my favourite blogger/journalist Charles Pierce’s post : “How Can We Help President Obama Today?” at Esquire: We can help by pointing out relentlessly the one thing that every one of the graphs, and every one of the monthly jobs reports, have had in common: namely, that the…