The Oasis of Cooling off

I own a shop that sells smoothies to everyone in the community. I started the business 5 years ago to a slow start, but now everyone comes to me for a cool drink, even in the winter. Summer is almost here, and I may need to get repairs to my HVAC in NYC because the air conditioner has been acting strange. The customers will come to me when they want to escape the heat, and I can’t have them sweating and their drinks melting while they are trying to cool down. The customers might look for somewhere else to cool off.

I have some new flavors that I want to try out on the customers this summer. Most people are used to the standard fruits in their smoothies, like strawberries, bananas, oranges, pineapples, and occasionally blueberries. Continue reading

Moving Back Home Turned out to Be a Good Thing

I knew that I needed to move to someplace else. I had been thinking about doing it for so long, and now was the time. I finally ended up renting storage in Ajax to put my things in, and then I stayed with my mom for awhile. She was never keen on having her kids coming back home to live, no matter how polite and well mannered we are. But she knew that I needed the help and was happy to let me stay temporarily. I did not want to pile all my belongings into her home and get her frazzled, so storage was the best way to go. I only brought my one cat with me, my clothing and a small number of basic things. This was going to be such an adventure.

My parents are kind of funny in that they are not very warm people and they never have been. Continue reading

The Most Beautiful Video Proposal

When my son proposed to his girlfriend, it was the most creative proposal I had ever seen. He told me he got the idea from social media, as he had seen a video of someone from a different country propose in the same manner. He really liked it, and he decided that he was going to surprise his girlfriend in the same way. He had to first find a Singapore video production company that would be able to create the perfect video for him. He works in a cinema and got special permission from his boss to show the video on one of the screens before the main film started.

The company he hired to create the perfect video for him did just that. Continue reading