Archive for the Personal Category

Time Flies

I’m a year older today and overall I’m ok with that.

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No More Birthday Blues

For the first time since turning 30, I am not dreading my upcoming birthday. In years past, each new birthday would lead me to think about all my personal and professional failings. But not this year! I suppose it has something to do with me being in one of the greatest cities in the world. More importantly, I think it has something to do with the fact that I’m finally internalizing and acknowledging that I have accomplished quite a bit in my life so far. In addition, I’ve got a plan for the future so as long as I execute […]

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Woo! Woo!

I only use my US bank account to pay my student loan, so I only log into the account about once a month. And so image my surprise when I logged on today and realized that my tax refund had been sitting in my account for close to a month without me noticing! Heck, I almost completely forgot I had it coming. Not because I don’t need the money (I so do), but with all the extra forms I had to fill out for the move, I was worried it might take an extra long time to process. As a […]

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The Good Life

In news of the mundane, I am happy to report that I finally have a proper bed to sleep on. You may recall that the base for the queen size bed I shipped over from the States wouldn’t fit up the very narrow English stairway. So I’ve been sleeping on the mattress, which really is quite comfortable. I initially thought about getting another bed straight away, but I couldn’t bring myself to fork over £1000+ on a new one. Now I know I could opted for cheaper bed, but in that I spend so much time in bed, I really […]

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I have started and abandoned about 10 different posts in the last week or so. One related to Europe’s Muslim problem (total clash of cultures), the London Mayor being suspended for a month (so much for Democracy), growing pay gap between men and women (surprise, surprise!), etc. I could go on, but I hate to be a tease. I have been distracted by living life which lately has revolving around going to work, exercising at the gym (I joined the very posh Esporta Health & Fitness Club), watching way too many home design shows and reading (I’ve finished 5 books […]

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