Warm Milk with Turmeric

I love drinking coffee and I have been drinking coffee for as long as I can remember. I always have coffee at work because it keeps me sane. Coffee is a good source of antioxidants and everyone knows it.

It’s already rainy season here in the Philippines and coffee is really the best that I wanna have to cope with the gloomy weather.

But in the wee hours, I fancy drinking milk before going to bed. Milk also has a special space in heart and if only I can hoard batches of milk, I really would. I am also hopeful that I can grow an inch taller. Hahaha. So when coffee is not around, I spend time with milk. Such a lame sentence!Bear with me, the weather makes me lazy to think of more relevant words.

Anyway, to add more flavor to my milk, I added a spoonful of turmeric. This is also beneficial. If coffee is armed with antioxidants, then you won’t be disappointed with turmeric as it is also armed with most of antis that our body needs. You don’t have to buy meds. Just open your drawer or cupboard and see if your mom has kept a jar of powdered turmeric for her chicken curry.

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Yum! ♥

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It actually tastes good! 😀

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Give it a try if you haven’t yet.

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

How I wish I could be in London right now and watch this amazing play! Wish, wish, wish…Hahaha Anyway, I freakin’ love the story. Not that I haven’t loved the series, but this is just refreshing, funny(Ron’s funny) and entertaining.

It’s all about travelling through time into the past using a confiscated Time-Turner, saving Cedric and a daughter who is so eager to meet her father.

What I admire about the story, is how Draco’s character has mellowed a bit, how his affection for his late wife, Astoria, who had been his light when he was stumbling in the dark made him a better man and the length that he would go through just to keep his son, Scorpio, safe. Boy, I wish I’ll have a child like Scorpio’s attitude someday. Scorpio’s character wasn’t surprising because I didn’t really expect an uncompassionate and a nasty man would always have an offspring with the same attitude and perception. I like Scorpio, to be honest. He is reasonable, most of the time, while Albus seems to be having difficulties in making the right decisions. Scorpio has always seemed to be on the right path and was always cautious. I just don’t like it whenever he goes along and agrees with his best friend even though he knows otherwise.

Albus, on the other hand, was quite careless and rebellious. I don’t know if rebellious is the right word, but he really acted that way. He trusted the wrong person and had the tendency to act like a hero or try to change things (the way he tried to save Cedric and dragged Scorpio along).

Harry and Albus’ relationship is quite bumpy. Harry is having difficulties getting along with his son. He doesn’t have a problem dealing with Lily and James but it just goes awry with Albus. Oh juice ko, I can’t imagine having a grumpy and sulky child.

Then there’s Delphini, the woman who is so determined to meet her father, Lord Voldy. Errr, she knows her father did the most evil things and the worst man to be considered as a father but still wants to see him? Naks naman…

It’s time to ride along and join their journey through time. Discover and enjoy the mischief and mayhem. Laugh at how characters comically and tragically differ in the alternate timeline.

 

Sometimes, it really doesn’t matter if parents are perfect or not, wealthy or poor, selfless or selfish, had a fantastic or cringe-worthy past and have done something noble or something shameful. It doesn’t matter if parents make poor, irrevocable or great decisions. Yes, parents should raise their child and teach him/her to know what is good and bad, to be logical and to be the person who knows how to make not just better but wise decisions. But in the end, it’s still up to your kid if he or she will follow the right path, be a better person and learn the aspects of wisdom that you have fastidiously and religiously tried to teach to your child.

 

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What you wanted…

How many times have you been sooo frustrated because you wanted something but it’s just so hard to get and you don’t know where and how to start just to have it?

I’m not really talking about material things. I’m talking about how you make yourself better, successful and contented .
Are you happy with your job? If you are, then I give you my heartfelt congratulations! If you’re not, then when will you ever move your ass and have the courage to look for a new job which you will love not just the salary but the things that you do everyday as well?

Me? I’m in between. Every time I go to work and get stuck in a traffic while the sun seems sooo angry, the thought of looking for a new job where I don’t have to commute and get stuck for hours in a jam would just pop up.

However, thinking that I have to start all over again, from interviews and waiting for regularization(if lucky enough to be hired on the spot), I get possessed with laziness.

Aaaand, some of us just can’t leave our current job right away for personal reasons.

So yes, I admit. I’m so lazy because I always have reasons why I WOULDN’T, why I COULDN’T and why I CAN’T just go wherever and do whatever my heart wanted to do. But oh, is it really laziness or cowardice? It could be both.

Since some of us, most of us don’t really have enough savings, it creeps me out to think that I would run out of money and still jobless!

So there, another reason why some of us wouldn’t dare to leave our current job. A very lame excuse for some people.

I wanted something but too afraid to gamble and too afraid to suffer the consequences.

I know, I know…You wanted to say I’m crazy! LOL!

Anyway, how about you? Are you living out your dreams? Is your current job what you’ve dreamed of? Have your childhood dreams come true? Did you get what you wanted?

When I was young, I had lots of dreams and way back then, it seemed so easy to reach. I was dying to have it all. One of those childhood dreams was to go abroad(Who doesn’t?). Seeing beautiful pictures of European countries triggered my fantasy which I wanted to live in.

I made a scrapbook graced with colorful beads and pretty sequins. It was full of pictures and postcards. Photos I cut out from chocolate wrappers given to us by our generous neighbor whenever he came to visit our hometown. Those were wrappers of Swiss chocolate with pretty pictures of villages and landmarks in Switzerland.

I remembered when our neighbor’s sister went to Austria to work and she sent us a beautiful picture with her in it. It was taken in winter and the snow was knee-deep. It was so beautiful I wanted to cry whenever I looked at it. Looking at the picture with pearly white snow gave me joy. I live in a tropical country so forgive me if seeing pictures with snow amazed me back then. She was wearing a knee-high winter boots with a row of townhouses in the background. There was nothing special with the picture but my young heart fell in love with it or should I say, fell in love with the snow?(Hmmm, whatever). I always looked at the photo before going to bed and looked at it again in the morning. Imagine how obsessed I was with that photo! Haha. I would imagine that it was me standing in front of those amazing townhouses in a fancy winter coat.

I dreamed that someday, I will be able to go there. That I would be able to send postcards and presents to my parents and relatives. That someday, I would be the one to give chocolate with exquisite wrappers.

I wanted to be a nurse. I thought it was the magic key that would take me there. Oohoo boy, that didn’t happen.  I changed my mind and took up another course then end up here. I realized it wasn’t my cup of tea…I wonder if I would be able to go where I wanted if I proceeded taking up BSN. But then, it doesn’t really matter.  We SURELY can go anywhere we want to if we only have perseverance and of course, wads of money regardless of our profession.

So that’s it. That was what I wanted years ago.

I hope all of us would have the privilege to say “Finally!” instead of being stuck with “Someday…”

Note: I know some bloggers used a disclaimer whenever they grab a photo from Google and I did the same. I made sure to put a disclaimer and I added a link below the image but I have read from a blog that it doesn’t matter if you put a disclaimer. It will be a heck of a problem if one receives a complaint from the owner of the photo.

For copyrights’ sake, I took down the picture because it’s better to be cautious. You know, just to be safe.

😛

 

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