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Update: Hectic and Slowing Down

Ever since my built-in stove broke, I've been relying on my infra-red cooker, 2 air-fryers, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, and ANOTHER rice cooker to make meals at home.

I also have some sort of a phobia about stove know...flammable gas. So, even if there was the slightest smell of gas in the air, it sends me into a panic. But you know what? Someone said something to me one fine day and I totally agreed.

"Nothing beats something made over a fire on a good ole stove".

So, despite not knowing the nuts and bolts of anything to do with stove (did you know they sell stoves without the damn pipe and stuff...whatever you call that that attaches to the gas tank? Like OMG...why?), I went ahead and bought one.

gas stove for cooking, what else?

With my innocent face, I asked for all the help I can get from the staff to make sure that when I finally lug the thing home, all I need to do is to place the damn cap on and twist whatever needs to be twisted.

And I expect no gas to leak from anywhere and if there was, I wanted to know how to stop the damn thing.

Suffice to say, I think I amused some of them with my cluelessness. I don't really care as long as I am willing to hunker down and learn it from step 1, right?

Well, I am happy I did.

I just came back from a meeting, yes, on a Saturday, and I intend to rest my eyes and mouth from all that writing and talking with a smidge of drink and a couple of hours of senseless drama....on the screen not in real life. I've had enough of that, actually, thank you very much.

A little bit of this...

a bottle of soju

...because it's a Saturday and I deserve it.

Marsha Maung: lying down being lazy on a couch

Everyone needs a break, alright?

p.s. I recently published an article on Medium called Why We Glorify Stress and Why We Should Stop Doing It. If you're interested, have a read and see if you agree!

Much love and have a pleasant weekend, all!


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