Category Archive: Odds and Ends

Cheers to remote workers!

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Last November was my third anniversary at my current company. It’s an online travel agency based in the Netherlands, with staff working from all over the world. For the last three years I… Continue reading

Birthday Tea at the Writers Bar-Raffles Hotel

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I celebrated my birthday recently. I made plans to go to my favorite Spanish restaurant, which serves the best paella and callos, with free birthday brazo de mercedes to boot. But I sadly learned that they… Continue reading

I just watched “It’s A Wonderful Life”…

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  … last night. In the middle of March. Yes, I know it’s weird. But I was feeling inexplicably sad and needed a boost that my usual feelgood movies could not provide. I… Continue reading

Paseo in Paco Park

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Paseo is Spanish for walk. And Paco Park is the perfect place to take a walk on a lazy Sunday afternoon.  I’d always wanted to go, especially after hearing my parents’ stories about… Continue reading

Are You Evil?

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I am back! Yes, I know, I’ve been gone for too long and the world has been weeping from the loss of my genius advice. I wasn’t gone because I was busy with… Continue reading

It’s a Dog’s Life: My Life as a Potato

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Hi everyone! My mama asked me if I can write for her bloggy thing, because today is National Dog Day. Yay! My name is Patches, and I’m a Shih Tzu. I first met… Continue reading

A Tennis Ball and Yoga Mat Brought Me Back

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I missed my blog! For the past three weeks I’ve been struggling with terrible shoulder and back pain, and though I want to say that it’s because of a cool reason like a… Continue reading

10 Female Celebrities I Hate The Most

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Hate, dislike, loathe, and despise are very strong words. But they aptly describe my feelings for all the women on this list. I know what you’re thinking, “All she does with her time… Continue reading

Christmas Trees in July?

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I went to the mall recently and was surprised to see a Christmas setup. Can you believe that? It’s JULY.   What the hell? I cannot handle this pressure!    

My Meal Plan Experience with Plan:Eat

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No, I’m not on a diet. I did not try a meal plan delivery service to lose weight. I literally just needed something to eat. I don’t cook, and since my mom’s favorite… Continue reading

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