Happiness is not a choice

Happiness is not a choice. Take a moment; ponder on, think about, judge this statement that oh so contradicts that which we are typically so used to believing. How many times have you heard that "happiness is a choice"? Often, I'd bet. And here I am telling you that it is not. As cynical, pessimistic, …

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Et un cappuccino

I love coffee. I never drink coffee at home, and so I love finding cafes in which to enjoy said coffee. And I love sitting on a terrace while I enjoy said new cafe coffee. Unfortunately, May has not gotten the memo that spring has sprung, and today's chilly weather is not adequate for new …

Blooming butterflies

Days off are a rarity for me. True, do-nothing-all-day, void-of-any-responsibilities, absence-of-looming-thoughts-at-the-back-of-your-mind, days off days are practically never in the cards for me. So whenever a day "off" does come along, I like to find ways to maximize it. Today happens to be one of those days only because appointments were unexpectedly canceled, and I now …

MAYDAY, Day 1

Oh, hello. This blog (journal? ramble? mess?) is something I have been wanting to start for a long time. And I mean, a looooong time. I love to talk, I love to share, I love to question, I love to write. As the first day of May, it seemed appropriate to finally decide to suck …