Prince Henrik of Denmark is dead

The Prince passed away last night at Fredensborg palace after a long hospitalization. He was returned from the hospital to spend his last days at Fredensborg. Expected after the long illness, but still sad and shocking. RIP.

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Sniffles

Curling up in bed, trying to stave off the cold/flu that I feel is coming. Doesn’t hurt that there is a book or two to be read, either. Of course, today’s original plan was to finish filling the new pantry. But anyways…

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Take a deep breath…

Autumn (in combination with the hormonal cycle) is wreaking its havoc on my mood again. Things that aren’t usually affecting me – feel like the end of the world. Taking a deep breath – pausing – and doing something concrete and positive instead. I’m not good at that. Not good at disconnecting from it. I… Continue reading Take a deep breath…

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Last week

I made this yummy sweet potato and carrot soup for dinner last Monday – and ate it throughout the week. 4 servings when you live alone… it’s either eat it until you’re sick of it – or have a decent-sized freezer.

Algorithms vs. chronological

When I first started reading social media (be it LiveJournal, Facebook, GoogleReader (RIP) or Twitter), things were easy. It was chronological.  That meant that whenever I reached a post I remembered reading before, I was done.  Now, a lot of the sites have gone the direction of using algorithms that show you what you see,… Continue reading Algorithms vs. chronological

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Happy New Year

​​the fireworks that the neighbours are setting off. May 2017 be a good year.  ​

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November blues

I love the fact that people have started decorating with lights outside for December.  Mainly because I have been hit with a major case of “dark and dreary and stress and hormones and drama.” And it is coming out in a mix of depression, anxiety and muscle pain. And possibly also a cold to top… Continue reading November blues

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Figs

Forever my mother (and grandmother) have bought dried figs for Christmas. I’ve tried them, several times – and plain don’t like dried figs. This week, I was tempted by a box of fresh figs at my grocery store. Laid enticingly next to the check out counter, I fell for the trap and put them in… Continue reading Figs

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