I just read a little snip-it about Joan Rivers doing a F–k It List, as opposed to the popular Bucket List. I think this is genius! She feels that at her age, just go for it. But I say, at any age, we should just go for it! This naughty but nice list is exactly … More A F**k It List?
Finally, after three hours of sitting in silence, I came to bow before her. Kneeling, I gently placed my hands on her bare feet she had tucked beneath green silk and golden embroidery. A hundred pair of eyes before me and yet she looked at me with a fresh curiosity. (Picture: Mother Meera. Image from … More The meeting. (Fifty Challenge)
I woke up this morning feeling a bit beaten up from the weekend’s trials and tribulations. However, I have to say it was all melted away when I saw that one of my beautiful new followers, Christine (Tinfiniy and Beyond), had nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award! This was a tough weekend blogging … More My first Award Nomination!
If you had seen me on the street 10 years ago, you may have thought, “What a perfect family.” You may have described us as happy, loving, clean, and beautiful. We had the perfect house, perfect beautiful children, we were all slim and healthy, we had money, we had it all. You may have even … More Judging a book by its cover.
This post is a continuation of my story, the last related post being, My Decent. My story is a cautionary tale in some sense. I came through it a better person, thankfully, and that is why I have chosen to tell it. I will be judged and that is OK. I will be embarrassed and … More A secret life.
Fishy smelling water. Odd, maybe, but not to me. I am truly swept back to my childhood when I am near water. The unmistakable smell of fish, green algae, and even a hint of gasoline, and I am transported back in time. It is my summers as a child, visiting my grandparents on Lake Wisconsin. … More Moments of Nostalgia Writing Challenge