Author Archives: anexactinglife

Just Because

New car at our house. Not, strictly speaking, needed. Shall I justify? When Rom arrived in Canada in 2010, he immediately bought a car; I already had one. We both expected to use our own cars for daily commuting in

Just Because

New car at our house. Not, strictly speaking, needed. Shall I justify? When Rom arrived in Canada in 2010, he immediately bought a car; I already had one. We both expected to use our own cars for daily commuting in

Not Into It

Just for fun: what are some things that everyone else loves but you are just not into? Here are a few of mine! Dogs. OK, I just lost half my readership! Here is my thing: if one of my friends

Not Into It

Just for fun: what are some things that everyone else loves but you are just not into? Here are a few of mine! Dogs. OK, I just lost half my readership! Here is my thing: if one of my friends

Live to Work or Work to Live?

I love my job; more importantly, I love my profession. More than half of the staff I work with love their jobs and their field of work. It is temporary work for some – they plan to move on to

Live to Work or Work to Live?

I love my job; more importantly, I love my profession. More than half of the staff I work with love their jobs and their field of work. It is temporary work for some – they plan to move on to

Just-for-Me Book Club: Superhuman by Habit

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following book is #7. Superhuman by Habit was recommended to me by Claire at

Just-for-Me Book Club: Superhuman by Habit

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following book is #7. Superhuman by Habit was recommended to me by Claire at

Accounting for: February

After the stay-in dark winter of January, February was more active. Including 5 hours shovelling after it snowed for 24 hours! We got two days off work for that one. Making/Doing I made good progress on my recipe collection this

Accounting for: February

After the stay-in dark winter of January, February was more active. Including 5 hours shovelling after it snowed for 24 hours! We got two days off work for that one. Making/Doing I made good progress on my recipe collection this

Canadian Loyalty

Loyalty cards and points, that is! I have a few store rewards cards. I’m aware I’m exchanging personal information (my buying habits) for a few bucks, and I make reasonable attempts to stay informed. I don’t mind using cards or

Canadian Loyalty

Loyalty cards and points, that is! I have a few store rewards cards. I’m aware I’m exchanging personal information (my buying habits) for a few bucks, and I make reasonable attempts to stay informed. I don’t mind using cards or

Admirable Decisions

I admire people who make big life changes – with reason and wisdom. I have known a few people who have balanced work, partner relationships and children in dramatic ways. Most of them have faced judgment, and some, ridicule. There

Admirable Decisions

I admire people who make big life changes – with reason and wisdom. I have known a few people who have balanced work, partner relationships and children in dramatic ways. Most of them have faced judgment, and some, ridicule. There