Main St.

B’s parents live on Main st. Right in the heart of hipster town. I usually take the opportunity to run across the street to get some organic ingredients for my skin care concoctions. As much as I sometimes feel a little out of place among the Instagram worthy outfits, the skinny jeans, the hipsters, the…

Work review

I have my first “negative feedback” from a manager tomorrow, for the first time in my entire life. I had a mini “wtf” moment but then I calmed down and googled on how to tackle negative feedback from managers. I’m starting to see that working in a large organization may not be the best fit…

Groceries shopping

I was browsing the organic section of the grocery store while B was off grabbing popsicles. He does the actual groceries. I just look for ways to blow money uselessly. Some man excused himself behind me to grab a bag of cocoa powder. I said, “oh sorry!” and moved out of the way. Next thing…

Alone time

My phone automatically goes into “do not disturb mode” around 8pm. I’ve set it to be that way. I’ve also shut down all of my social media. I have no kids. No contract work right now. B is working tonight and I’m left with a lot of free time on my hand. I found myself…

Menya

Menya is some of the last yummy and good value Japanese Ramen joint that seem to be surviving in Vancouver. I also love how it also has an extensive and varied menu. You can create a healthy meal here without breaking the bank. B & I have been visiting the place a lot whenever we…

Cooking

Rice soup noodle, Ochazuke, Zaru Soba, Beef stew (his mom made this). I don’t know how other Japanese men are like but mine is extremely picky when it comes to food. I’ve had to significantly upgrade my cooking game to get him to eat more at home. I now feel his mom’s pain. And before…