My Grandma will forever be remembered as the best person I knew

“Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while but our hearts forever.“ — Anonymous


Losing an aged parent leaves us with a multitude of memories to reflect on

“A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life.” — Dr. James Dobson

Rear view of father and daughter holding hands while walking on snow covered landscape
Rear view of father and daughter holding hands while walking on snow covered landscape
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash


A 6-word story

Cash taped to the ceiling of a pizza restaurant
Cash taped to the ceiling of a pizza restaurant
Image by the author


It is never too late to cultivate a reading habit

Man Reading Book Beside Woman Reading Book
Man Reading Book Beside Woman Reading Book
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“If I may be so bold, I’m the most successful person I know,” “Because I stimulate 54 million books to be read and neighbors to talk to each other. As far as I’m concerned, that’s the very definition of success.” — Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library


I marvel at all the items we have available for purchase

Fruits and vegetables at the supermarket
Fruits and vegetables at the supermarket
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The store is beautiful. The fruits and vegetables are delicious, colorful, and bursting with freshness.


We only read about all the things we should have on our resume and not what should not be on it.

Curriculum vitae
Curriculum vitae
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It is amazing how much these young people have achieved despite growing up in such a turbulent world.

Cake with Gen Z written on it
Cake with Gen Z written on it
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My Inspiring Daughter


It seems to be the million-dollar question nowadays

Woman holding face mask
Woman holding face mask
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Grocery Store
Grocery Store
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B.R. Shenoy

Wife. Mom of 2. Biochem. and Toxicology M.S. Former Expat in Brazil, France, & Japan. I write about Parenting, Psychology, Personal Growth, Expat Life, & Tech.

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