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Black Coffee + a List of Canadian Coffee Companies I REALLY Want to Try

Black Coffee + a List of Canadian Coffee Companies I REALLY Want to Try

Step aside, cream and sugar. This is a job for black coffee.

I’m digging black coffee right now, and this past week has definitely warranted it. It included moving job sites, a trip to the vet, the cone of shame, antibiotics, a lot of baths for a kitten with diarrhea, and testing out the new carpet cleaner.

It pairs quite nicely with reading emails, listening to my new obsession: podcasts (loving Call Your Girlfriend and Another Round), catching up on blogs I’ve felt too blah to read lately, and toast.

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Let’s Guess Anna’s Ethnicity: Part II

Let’s Guess Anna’s Ethnicity: Part II

I got my results back!

I have to admit, they were a little different than I was expecting. All my life I have had people tell me that I must have some African descendants in my lineage somewhere. Mostly due to the curly hair in my family. It’s a pretty dominant feature in myself, my brother, and a couple of my cousins.

Now, I have learned that this is likely not the case.

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How to Tame a Kitten

How to Tame a Kitten

A couple of months ago, Lucien said to me, “No more cats. We have Stitch, and that’s it.”

Stitch and looked at each other like “Yeah, ok.”

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Hey Winter, Go Away Already!

Hey Winter, Go Away Already!

Dear winter,

Enough is enough. I think it is safe to say that everyone is done with your stark, glistening beauty. But it’s March, now, so fuck right off.

Sincerely,

– The entire Canadian population

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Genealogy & DNA

Genealogy & DNA

There is a game that my friends and family like to play when introducing me to new people. It is called, “Let’s Guess Anna’s Ethnicity”. I will soon have an actual answer to that question.

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When I Am Sick As F@#K

When I Am Sick As F@#K

There are few things, for me, that make feeling miserable not so… miserable.

  • Cat cuddled and purring on lap: check, wait… no check. Ok, check again… and… nevermind.
  • Big comfy sweater, sweat pants, and warm socks: check, check, check
  • Decaf Earl Grey Tea in favorite mug: check and check
  • Kleenex: check
  • Reading list: check

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Real Relationship Quote

Real Relationship Quote

This conversation actually happened…

Lucien: What do you feel like doing?

Anna: I don’t know, what do you wanna do?

Lucien: *breaks out in dirty dancing and singing*   I wanna shoop, baby. Shoop, shoo-ba-doop, shoo-ba-doop, shoo-ba-doo-ba-doo-ba-doop.

Anna: *proceeds to laugh hysterically*

We All Live in a Cardboard Submarine

We All Live in a Cardboard Submarine

For Christmas, my 2.5-year-old niece got a cardboard submarine. Someone beat her to playing in it.

Stitch jumped into the porthole to claim it for her own.