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The Blue Chair

When my husband, Tom, our son and I were first introduced to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, not knowing anything about the place, we entered the main lobby. We were impressed with the sumptuousness of our surroundings…

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Children at Heart

Recently, some family friends came to visit and we decided to take them on a getaway vacation for a few days to Big Bear City. Normally, we go there for the ski slopes during winter to get a dose of…

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Cupcake Fest

I’m not a very good cook. I’ve learned this from years of failed meals while living alone, barely surviving on microwave meals and ham sandwiches for dinner. It’s not something I enjoy; it’s more of a necessity since I’d rather…

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Church in the Sand

It may not be directly in an urban area, but every year or so we head to Cornwall and end up visiting St Enodoc Church. For those who may not know, St Enodoc Church is nicknamed The Church in the…

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The Chain of Bad Events

There are some moments in life when you need to just get away for a little while to relax. Whether it’s driving around aimlessly or hiding amongst library bookshelves, there’s comfort in many things and for us, we found solace…

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Spring Cleaning

It’s never too late for spring-cleaning, right? It’s the overall attempt that counts, at least, that’s what I keep telling myself. However, there are some years when help is necessary because the dust and grime is just too much. This…

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The Hottest of Dogs

As a lover of food and a fan of eating 24/7, I am always excited about finding new restaurants to dine in. I’ve been on a little bit of a Thai kick recently, which means that every other week or…

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I Will Wait

A while back, I managed to score tickets to see Mumford and Sons live. As my parents also appreciate their music (as in they know one song and play it on repeat), I decided to drag them along too. There…

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Seriously Bad Timing

Things have a nasty habit of always going wrong when you least want them to. There are small instances where you might be going out somewhere, get in the car, and realize you’re almost out of gas. Or when you…

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The Flat

Over the weekend, we were invited to a bridal shower for a close friend. The theme was English tea party, which meant we were dressed to the nines for an afternoon of tea drinking and petit four eating. It was…