Category Archives: perfect moment

Valentine’s Day on Another Day

I didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day on Valentine’s Day. There just seems to be too much going on, or too much pressure created by marketing people. Last year, I was in Costa Rica on Valentines Day and I didn’t see anything … 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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Lessons for Travelling

There are two lessons about winter vacations that I have not learned yet. That sounds horrible, but hopefully by writing them down, I will finally learn them.  Both of them involve finding stuff.  There is also a lesson I learned … Continue reading

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Waiting

I remember my junior high school music teacher relating a story about his wife or his girlfriend who later became his wife–I don’t remember exactly because I was probably wondering how this Priest who taught music in a Catholic school … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

My trip begins in about a week and I spent a part of the day picking up a few things I might need on my trip. I also did some preparation stuff. Guidebook/Reading Material I love guidebooks, but I hate … Continue reading

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Tales of the Lost and Found

Instead of Today’s Perfect Moment, I really need to share with you Today’s Weird Moments. There are two of them and, at least in my mind, they are connected.  This seems to be happening a lot more often to me … 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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Morning Rituals

I don’t have morning rituals, really. When I go to work, the morning is built around sleeping as much as I can and then rushing out the door to catch the bus–which is always behind schedule when I get to … Continue reading

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Out of Context*

I remember watching an episode of Seinfeld when Jerry remarks that it’s strange to see George’s father in Manhattan rather than Long Island.  The punch line is “it’s so out of context”. Today’s Perfect Moment is much like that. I … 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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