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