Candies and Make Believe

When I was turning six years old, Mom and Dad thought it was okay to have a party at my school. So they prepared everything including loot bags for my classmates to bring home. Among the contents of the loot bags were candies. What candies? Monica candies! I have not seen this candy since I […]

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Caramelly Good

“I think love is caramel. Sweet and fragant; always welcome. It is the gentle golden colour of a setting harvest sun; the warmth of a squeezed embrace; the easy melting of two souls into one and a taste that lingers even when everything else has melted away. Once tasted it is never forgotten.” -Jenny Colgan, […]

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Berry Poisonous

“That necklace contains an herb called Vervain. It protects you from being compelled. I wanted to protect you from Damon’s influence. But I also wanted to protect you from me.” -Stefan Salvatorre Remember the flower I saw in Fontana? I finally know what they are called! Thanks to Chelsea Owens for asking her neighbor what […]

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We’re Not Perfect

It’s easy to be irritated by people who cannot meet our expectations. Even I am trying hard to be more forgiving too. It’s the idealist in me that sometimes clouds my understanding of other people’s situations. I guess it helps to realize that we are all just a bunch of folks, trying to navigate life […]

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