Fuel for the Work Day

I work from home, and every day I have to resist the urge to jump right back into bed and go to sleep. When I used to go to work at an office, I was forced to travel and I would stay awake by getting a cup of coffee from the break room. At home, I didn’t have my own coffee maker, so I found some good recommendations from Cuppabean and purchased one to aide me in my quest to stay awake in the morning. I don’t like to drink too much coffee, because it will make my heart beat faster and give me a jittery feeling.

I could have just drank some energy drinks, but I don’t really like the taste of those. The drinks I’ve tried are usually sugary and they have some kind of weird after taste. Continue reading Fuel for the Work Day

A Surprise Party and Magic Act for My Birthday

My wife hired a top magician in London for a surprise birthday party for me. I wasn’t expecting to have a party this year, and my wife and I went out for dinner. The dinner was all a diversion so that I wouldn’t suspect that people were waiting at home for the party. As soon as I stepped in the door after coming back home from dinner, everyone yelled “surprise” and I nearly had a heart attack. They all did a good job of keeping the party a secret. Even though I had just come from dinner, I was still hungry enough for the birthday cake they had for me.

The magician at the party started his act by doing a magic trick with me. Continue reading A Surprise Party and Magic Act for My Birthday