In case you’ve been under a rock, UConn won the NCAA mens championship basketball title. The women also won the championship last night.

After the win, Dunkin Donuts’ created a promotion for CT, excluding Fairfield County. Why couldn’t they work with the Tri-State area guys and include Fairfield County? There is a UConn – Stamford campus after all.



medium 8016339224 Always have a backup plan when dealing with Paratransit

Before Thanksgiving, I’d scheduled a pickup time for Nana so that she could spend time with the family.

We were outside waiting for the van before our assigned time, but no one came.

Turns out, the driver was on the wrong street.

I called the office and they told me that there was nothing I could do.

After having a nervous fit for about 5 minutes, we received a miracle.

A neighbor gave us a ride to an accessible subway station from which we travelled the whole way.

The lesson here, always carry cab fare. You never know when a situation like this will  come up.


It’s called handicapped area seating for a reason

March 8, 2014

Tweet     Recently, I was commuting to work on the train. There was no one sitting in the handicapped area section so I sat down with my two heavy bags. As soon as a man with a rollator  came on the train, I gave up my seat so that he could sit. I was [...]

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January 12, 2014

Tweet Tell us about your biggest belly laugh in 2013! This was the time my nana and I went to an administrative office to file an application. There was a man waiting there with a cane and he would sing a bit, then say “Oy Vey!” It was hard not to laugh. Every so often [...]

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January 8, 2014

Tweet What imperfection did you come to accept in your life in 2013? How will you embrace it more in 2014? My genetics. I found out that I’m at risk for a family condition that has lasted for generations. I knew it was inevitable, but I didn’t think it would be this soon. I will [...]

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January 7, 2014

Tweet What was the best thing you sent to someone in 2013? What will you send this year? I send gingerbread to my cousin. This was a big deal because I never bake. The gingerbread turned out really good. It reminded me of my great-grandmother and how she used to bake for us. What will [...]

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January 6, 2014

Tweet Share your favorite memory captured from 2013. What’s your plan to capture 2014? 2013 will always be the year when I depended on my core strength, I went natural, I ate healthier and I improved my health. 2014 will be the year that I work on the outside, my environment and home to be [...]

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January 5, 2014

Tweet What song or lyrics will be forever tied to 2013 in your mind? What songs are you excited to keep with you through 2014? For this, I actually had to look at my iTunes download list. Most of the tunes I listen to are “old school”, so if I downloaded anything, it would of [...]

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January 4, 2014

Tweet What do you plan to pick-up or rebuild this year? I am continuing to rebuild in all areas of my live, especially within myself. Ever since late 2012, I have been rebuilding by meditating, de-cluttering and organizing. Making room for the new, everyday taking a step. In case you’re joining us for the first time, [...]

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January 3, 2014

Tweet What new trick or shortcut did you learn in 2013? What do you want to speed up in 2014? I learned that I don’t need cable. I had let go of several services I was paying for, including cable 1 year ago. I’ve re-learned about the digital converter thanks to a family member and [...]

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