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Hump Day Liebster

My heartfelt thanks to pinaymamasg.com for making my first Liebster post possible. It took five years-plus having a blog up to be included in the chain. In any other avenue, say on social media, I ignore chain requests. But for this one I'm making an exception because it's the first and I came to this… Continue reading Hump Day Liebster

Memory Lane · musings · Places

Sweetness in a Slice of Rejected Pie

Remember those jokes going around the social media about "returning" 2020? The beta isn't great, it needs a reboot, so on? Well, we've used up two-thirds of it. Even if it was possible, a cosmic return-exchange isn't going to happen at this point. Mindful of time being precious though it hadn't been what was hoped… Continue reading Sweetness in a Slice of Rejected Pie

from the bookshelf · musings · reading

From the Bookshelf: History of Wolves

I was craving a thriller so I searched for a "literary thriller" online, my definition being one that delivers suspense and twists without sacrificing depth and flair. To my surprise, a list I consulted included Emily Fridlund's History of Wolves. A chilling read, yes, but I wouldn't have qualified it as a thriller. This made… Continue reading From the Bookshelf: History of Wolves

From the Kitchen

From the Kitchen: The Headless Northern American Seafood

Hard to believe that for someone who loves to cook and eat, I'm posting about food just now. I didn't plan on writing a foodie blog, foodie being a term that manages to be overused even if its definition is elusive. Is it someone with an adventurous palate, willing to try everything, or someone very… Continue reading From the Kitchen: The Headless Northern American Seafood

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From the Bookshelf: Missing reading time in quarantine

One would think I'm reading more these days, but sadly that's not the case. I've been slow to finish novels the past months. Though working from home freed up hours in my week, it almost feels like a sin to set aside time to just read. Turns out, that three-hour commute to work has been… Continue reading From the Bookshelf: Missing reading time in quarantine