Everyday Epiphany, Family, humor

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Craft and Contemplation Time

“Journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu I’d like to start that journey, but since the nearest grocery store (essential business) from me isn’t located in Quebec, I’m not going anywhere. (The closed Canadian border also presented an obstacle.) Illinois’ Shelter In Place rule tethered me to my home. I’m grateful that… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Craft and Contemplation Time

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure In Game Creating: The Tupperware Challenge

“A creative eye transforms the ordinary into an adventure.”- Anita Borgo Navel engineer, Richard James, cast an eye upon the tension spring he developed for a battleship. As the spring, well, sprung after he dropped it, he thought it would be a great toy. In 1943 the Slinky slunk to Gimbels. While installing a light… Continue reading Little Adventure In Game Creating: The Tupperware Challenge

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Writing

An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions

“Adventures pounce upon the unsuspecting.” Anita Borgo One minute I’m minding my own business quietly reading a book when my brain does the “one thing leads to another stream of consciousness” shuffle. The next minute I find myself amid the preposition population knee deep in “between”, “atween”, and “betwixt” wondering why “between” made the cut… Continue reading An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions

humor, Travel

Little Adventure: Down The Travel Insurance Rabbit Hole

“Some adventures linger. Others loiter. A few do both.” Anita Borgo  My 13K hike through the Samaria Gorge National Park in Crete did both. See the post about the journey https://afewchoicewordsbyanita.com/2019/11/20/big-adventure-hiking-the-gorge-in-samaria-national-park-is-not-a-walk-in-the-park/ and also see the other post about locating a doctor due to the trek. https://afewchoicewordsbyanita.com/2020/01/22/little-adventure-locating-a-doctor-in-crete/ After checking the “hike the gorge” and “locate a doctor… Continue reading Little Adventure: Down The Travel Insurance Rabbit Hole

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure: Life Without An Oven

“Adventure is in the eye of the beholder.” –Annie Andre Before becoming an inspiree, I needed to know about the inspirer. A Googled search listed a gaggle of Annie Andre’s.  An expat who moved to Paris, a Hallmark artist, and an administrator with a Linkedin profile to name a few.  After reading about this trio,… Continue reading Little Adventure: Life Without An Oven