I actually enjoy milestones. And a couple of days ago, September 1, 2017, I was able to join in on the first birthday party of a darling little sweetie, Allie. 🙂 My dear friend Alex […]
Just when you think life’s a little bit heavy, an angel of an incredibly upbeat and positive song comes up on your spotify work playlist. “I’m walking on Sunshine…”, crooned on the radio, and their […]
[caption id="attachment_1281" align="alignleft" width="240"] Newest book acquisition: "The View from the Cheap Seats", by Neil Gaiman. My delight at the words could not be contained. :-)[/caption] "I was always aware, reading Chesterton, that there was someone writing this who rejoiced in words, who deployed them on the page as an artist deploys paint upon his palette. Behind every Chesterton sentence, there was someone painting with words, and it seemed to me that at the end of any particular good sentence or any perfectly-put paradox, you could hear the author, somewhere behind the scenes, giggling with delight. "
- Neil Gaiman, "The View From The Cheap Seats"
"The final twist of secrecy; lives hidden from themselves. Memories lost. "I just don't remember anymore, " they say blankly to their children or grandchildren. Lives leaving not a trace, just shadows..." - Alexandra Johnson ( From Leaving a trace: On keeping a journal, the art of transforming A Life into Stories.):-)
My friend Arla was entertaining her friends from France while they were in town for a few days. She asked me to join them for breakfast in Intramuros, before they would leave on a flight […]
One can easily fall in love with this song… The melody is really good, and the lyrics, though simple, ring true. This is clearly my favorite song for 2016. (:-) May we all find this […]
For the longest time, I had feared having my days die out slowly… softly into oblivion. That wasn’t the way I had wanted to go, of course. Anything; with a bang, with drama, was a […]
It is a combination of all the elements of writing; passion, paper and pen…that gets the juices flowing. 🙂