Visiting my folks always brings back a flood of memories. This isn’t the house that I was born into but it is the one that I left. Even still, it’s full of things that remind me of all of my past.
I had my first drink two weeks before my 18th birthday. The last drink I had was two weeks before my 38th birthday. 20 years, almost to the day. It took me that long to figure out my relationship with alcohol. In the end, I had to put the glass down.
One-million-year-old teeth were found in Siberia. They are from a mammoth who, presumably, didn’t floss daily or visit a dentist even once in its life. To suggest that any animal from the Pleistocene epoch had any sort of dental hygiene regiment is laughable. But, still, their teeth survived. Whenever I go to a dentist’s office,… Continue reading An Unexpectedly Exciting Visit to the Dentist
I recently learned that my anxiety is likely caused by my worrying, which, in turn, is caused by three fundamental beliefs about the decisions I make.
Navroz is the new year for many people of Persian descent. Days like this are a good time to reflect on what we want to achieve.
I burnt out recently. Teachers are being asked to manage a lot right now in addition to the pressures of their lives outside of work. I thought I’d share my story.
Buying an automated indoor garden reminded me that you can continue to grow even when life feels repetitive and mundane.
My watch is powered by light. It’s a Citizen EcoDrive. I got it almost 13 years ago. A few years ago, I needed to change the battery so I sent it in for repair. This weekend, it kept flashing, “CHRG.”
My confusion seems to be growing in proportion to the length of the days. It could also be that my clarity is linked to the length of the nights. Either way, I’m having quite a time putting this puzzle together. On top of this, or maybe because of it, my body seems to be experiencing… Continue reading Hungry with no appetite
My dad called this afternoon after he heard the news about Ontario increasing restrictions to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19. I thought the announcement happened at one o’clock in the afternoon; I spoke with him at around three. Maybe the news took a while to get to him. We are in different time… Continue reading The city is like bread and the stay-at-home order in Ontario