The end of another year!

See ya later, 2017! I’m ready for this year to end (given that either a family member or I have been sick or had allergies for a good chunk of it). The new year is a clean slate I’m told, or maybe it’s just a fresh planner to write some goals in. As for resolutions, I’m not huge on them. I’ve never joined a gym or even wanted to, though I probably should. I did come up with a few things I’d like to do … Continue reading

See ya, 2014!

Today my baby boy turned 9 months old. That means 9 months ago our lives changed forever. 2014 has been without a doubt the most defining year of my life. If I can be frank for a single post in time… I honestly never thought I’d have kids, and when we decided to have one, I read a lot. I tried to prepare. Miklos… eh, I don’t know, you can ask what he did. I remember him laughing a lot and generously driving to the store at night to … Continue reading

Those Crazy Samoans, Always a Step Ahead!

The people of Samoa skipped Friday this week AND got paid for it.  I don’t mean that they skipped work, I mean that they actually fell asleep Thursday and woke up Saturday, and not due to influenza.   There was no Friday!  Because they do more business with Australia and New Zealand than the US, they decided to ‘move’ to the other side of the international date line in order to have two more full business days for their larger client base.  Business savvy!  And … Continue reading

Bring on Novembrrr… 3 Rs.

It’s almost the end of another year.  The next two months will be sheer hell by the usual standards, but I’m willing to try and make the best of it. (PLZLETMEGETABETTERJOBBYNEXTCHRISTMASSEASON.) Two months seems like a long time, but it’s not.  I remember the end of August like it was yesterday.  Casey got spayed and then she peed and barfed all the live-long night.  See?  Easy recollection.  Two months from now is almost here. Before New Year’s Eve, however, there are four (4) birthdays in … Continue reading