Category Archives: chocolate

Just Because

Is it wrong that Today’s Perfect Moment is a quick snack.  I’ve been feeling bogged down at work and I turned to junk food for a pick me up.  There are probably better things that could have done the trick….but … Continue reading

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Indulgence To Ward Off the Blahs

I had an okay day.  I taught some students.  I got some paperless paperwork done.  I knocked a couple of things off of my to do list.  I talked to my girlfriend.  I watched some cool “maker” videos on YouTube.  … Continue reading

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That’s a Wrap

  Before explaining Today’s Perfect Moment, I want to explain a few of the Honourable Mentions. Honourable Mentions A couple of my students gave me going away presents. I often get presents, but since Today was Valentine’s Day, I expected … Continue reading

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My Second Birthday Celebration

The birthday fun isn’t over. My girlfriend offered to make me a delicious meal and feed me some cake.  I certainly wasn’t going to refuse.  She made me the dish pictured above which has become one of my favourites.  It … Continue reading

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Appreciation

I am still not completely processed the whole, I’m now 50 thing yet. However, I have had to write that on a few forms and it is starting to sink in.  Expect some blogs in the next few days to … Continue reading

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Kinder Redemption

Long time readers to this blog might know that I have a particular disdain for Kinder Surprise eggs. The story is a good one and you should probably read it first before continuing with this blog.  Please click here. So, … Continue reading

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When You Need a Break

It was a day that saw me rise from an uneven sleep that featured a few too many visits from a restless cat to be considered effective. It was a day that saw me eat the heels of the bread … Continue reading

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Feeling Peckish

I was feeling rather peckish at work, when I remembered that, in what now looked like a brilliant amount of foresight, I had packed a muffin for myself. This was a bit odd, because I haven’t made or bought muffins … Continue reading

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Unintentionally Intentionally

Today’s Perfect Moment falls into that weird category of unintentionally intentionally happy little things. If you’re confused, all I can do is ask you to read on. On Friday, as a treat to myself, or perhaps as the dessert to … Continue reading

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Goodbyes

I’ve grown a pretty thick skin over the years of watching students say goodbye to me and to one another. It isn’t coldness, but rather a kind of acceptance.  I like my students while they are here, but I know … Continue reading

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