Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
We live in a society of advice columns, experts and make-over shows. Without even knowing it, you can begin to believe someone knows better than you how to live your life. Someone might know a particular something better – like how to bake a three-layer molten coconut chocolate cake or how to build a website – but nobody else on the planet knows how to live your life better than you. (Although one or two people may think they do.) For today, trying asking yourself often, especially before you make a choice, “What do I know about this?”
(Author: Jen Louden)
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Restaurant Review. La Croissanterie Linda. Dimly lit cafe. French nouveau decor badly in need of a reno. Free wifi. I told Marvyn that the breakfast croissant I had was filling but bland and not worth writing home about. And what I do I do? I write about it in my blog. Why? Because the prompt asks, “What do I know about this?” Well, when it comes to food and good deals this is what I know:
I know that $4.99 (Canadian) for a bacon, egg & cheese croissant AND cafe au lait in Montreal is a good deal. Especially after flying 5 hours from LAX to YUL, waiting in line for 45 minutes at customs, riding for 25 minutes in a cab ride to the hotel, 30 minutes with Verizon Wireless, and knowing we had 6 hours to kill before we can actually check into said hotel at 4 pm. And did I mention the free wifi? #Trust30