Category Archives: food

Lots to Talk About

In the bleakest moments, people need to shine their brightest.  I am not sure that things are truly bleak, but they are a far cry from good.  What I can say is that I have not been doing my best … Continue reading

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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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Family Recipes

My paternal grandmother, Oma as I call her, was a fantastic baker and cook.  I remember there were always chocolate chip cookies in the cookie jar.  There were always sweet things to eat.  There were always kipfels. Kipfels are crescent … Continue reading

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Love in the time of Coronavirus

Despite the lockdown, and despite the doom and gloom that hangs over my employment, I did find something worthy of the title of Perfect Moment. This time last year, my girlfriend and I spent the day walking in High Park … Continue reading

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The Weekend

I am still working, so the weekend still has some meaning in my life.  It doesn’t have any TV sports, but I am not working and not chained to a computer screen.  Therefore, I have lots of candidates for This … Continue reading

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My Extra Time

Good Things I am doing while at home and when students don’t log on to online classes cleaning stuff that needs cleaning organizing stuff stretching making (and then doing) reasonable/achievable to do lists preparing for subsequent classes getting through some … Continue reading

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Celebrating When You Can

I have to admit, being shut in besides a little walk has made it hard to find Perfect Moments.  I came back from Colombia and people wanted me to self isolate.  Since Colombia had only one case the day I … Continue reading

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Mules, Motorbikes and Malodorous People

So, there I was the morning of the trek. I had my daypack packed and my other stuff stored at the hotel.  I was excited but second-guessing everything.  I second guessed what I packed, and I second guessed my choices … Continue reading

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Cartagena

My stay in Medellin was brief.  The next morning we flew to Cartagena.  Unlike the last internal flight, this one was on time, and relatively quick.  The most interesting thing was that the airport bookstore had a number of books … Continue reading

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My Second Day in Bogota.

  My breakfast, while the same as yesterday, was great for three reasons.  The first is that there was a table free outside.  It wasn’t as quiet as eating inside, but it is a great feeling to eat out of … Continue reading

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