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Honoring What I Love [With An Adjustment]

I have a Kindle fire tablet that I’ve had since early 2012.Β  There are already a gazillion books on there but, honestly, I use it for games 80% of the time 😏 Recently when I asked my daughter whether she … Continue reading

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I Should Be So Loki In Love

One of the things we resolved to do when we came back to Batam (from Melbourne) was to buy a dog.Β  We wanted to get serious about investing in our happiness (as a family) and all 3 of us agreed … Continue reading

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The Sneaky Little Thing That’s Preventing Me From Finding A Job

I have this friend that is often the hapless beneficiary of my rants and confessions about the isolation of my life as an introvert expat SAHM (in a quiet, small city in a non-English speaking foreign country – sorry, I … Continue reading

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Something Colorful Is Coming Soon γƒ„

Ah, color! Finally 😘😘

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What’s Your Favorite Background Music?

Notice: this post comes with background music ☺️ I’ve recently discovered Jazz/Bossa Nova a.k.a.Cafe Music and boy, what a difference it makes! I put it on every morning and it continues to play well until early afternoon-ish. It fills the … Continue reading

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Goodbye Haunted House

We’re moving to another house. (I couldn’t take the barrage of bat sh*t any longer! 😱😱) Warning ~ post contains foul language. Do not visualize (if you can help it)! This house is huge, obviously built with parties and large … Continue reading

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Praying About It

Nowhere in my entire life is the adage of blooming where you are planted more challenged (or taunting) than in my present circumstances. First, there is the double-edged sword of time freedom-in-abundance. I am a housewife with no small children … Continue reading

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