Days Without Sugar: That’s what friends/neighbors are for

I was thinking there was just no way I could possibly do much for Day 1000, despite a fun plan for it.  I am too busy running around to prepare to shoot GOLDFISH.  However, Fate smiled – and my neighborinos Angela and Bryan stepped in to volunteer their (superior) drawing skills.   I saw their …

No News Is Good News: Argh!

Today, I’m trying to focus on correspondence, and I removed myself to The Film Buff café with pens and paper. In lieu of music, they’re playing a certain national news talk program I used to listen to (Hint: it’s The Current, with the exact same host as from before I began listening to French radio …

Hot Yoga, Year Two: Keep on Truckin’

It’s good to have yoga in our lives; I am often grateful to live in an era with widespread yoga access, and to live so class to Toronto’s best deal in unlimited yoga passes.  Not so long ago, you were a crank if you got into yoga, and it was hard to even locate.  I …

Hot Yoga, Year Two: Gratitude

I sometimes write in my gratitude journal (which I neglect to do consistently each day, to be frank) how happy and grateful and lucky I feel to have found such an affordable yoga studio which I also happen to like and feel comfortable in. Right now, this is a different kind of thankfulness. I have …

No News Is Reason For Gratitude

It’s surprisingly hard to give up following the news. I’m really grateful that I’ve done it for two full weeks now. Last year I went off the news; it was great. I got sucked back in just like I did so many times with sugar: “Oh, a little bit will be okay, after all of …