Flowery Fridays – Nobody sees a flower really

Today I want to share one of my favourite poems with you. I found it at the Botanical Garden in Edmonton two years ago. It connects the two most beautiful things in my life – flowers and friends. My flowers from the last Flowery Friday bloomed slowly each day and are now almost dried out. I can’t wait to buy a new bouquet next week! Enjoy! Nobody sees a flower – really It is so small it takes time We haven’t time And to SEE takes times, Like having a friend takes time. – from ‘One Hundred Flowers’ Keep smiling…

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[Dec 16] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 16, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today and the Weekend:  1) The Fear of Freeze-up: This morning my boss came into my office, informed me that temperatures were expected to drop down -20/-25C again tonight and asked me what was going to happen to me tomorrow (because I…

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Life at WCRI 2011-2012

 Originally written on Aug 17, 2012 For my last year of university, I lived at a co-op named WCRI. I actually didn’t know what a co-op was or how it is different from regular off-campus places. I had recently lived there for 4 months as a subletter and decided to take an apartment with one of my friends for the whole year. The apartment was at the best location for all purposes: doing laundry and going to office, university and social events. At that time, what I was most excited about however was not having to move out at the…

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