Rent A Friend? - I recently happened to read an article in a magazine about a practice, that has developed few years back and is spreading quickly worldwide, termed “Rent A Friend”. As I read the article, I was shocked to learn the statistics on the number of people who were using the services of the said website. This website … Continue reading Rent A Friend?
A Letter To The Person Who Changed My Life! - In response to Writing 101 Day 9 task “Today, write your post as a letter. Approach it in any way you’d like!” This letter is intended for you, I know I could have sent this to you by email, however I feel this is more for myself than it is for you. Perhaps, someday you will … Continue reading A Letter To The Person Who Changed My Life!
2016 Reading Challenge - I love reading, that’s no secret. But I have never really been part of any serious reading challenges. Thus, I decided that this year I should be part of a proper reading challenge. I signed up to my Goodreads account and set a personal goal of reading 25 books in the year 2016. Given the … Continue reading 2016 Reading Challenge
It’s All About Gratitude! - “Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” – G.B. Stern I couldn’t agree more with the quote, silent gratitude is almost equivalent to no gratitude. Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Readiness to show appreciation, I think, is a quality people should … Continue reading It’s All About Gratitude!
Open The Door! - Stacy had to think quickly, she knew the boat was going to capsize. There was no way that this boat could wither a storm so strong. What was she thinking coming on this boat ride? And she was foolish enough to drag her daughter in too. The poor girl wanted to stay back at home. … Continue reading Open The Door!
How Old Are You? - “People grow old only by deserting their ideals, Macarthur had written. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope as old as your … Continue reading How Old Are You?
Riverside Camping Haven! - I am a nature lover who loves spending time in the woods, by the riverside, up on a mountain or by the beach. Living in Virginia, I have always admired the terrain and landscape of this state from the Coastal Plain (Tidewater), the Piedmont, the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Valley and the Ridge, and the Appalachian … Continue reading Riverside Camping Haven!
GIF Me How Now!? - Blogging is fun and a lot more when you add images, double that when the images are GIF! I recently published a post on my blog using about 10 gif images, my lovely blogger friends loved the post more because of the humorous images I chose to enhance my story. Such is the power of … Continue reading GIF Me How Now!?
The Light – A Short Story! - “Angela! Come here! You have got to check this out,” Grace called out from the backyard of their home. Angela leaned over and looked down at her sister from her bedroom window. “What is it?” she called out, “I am studying for my test!” “Oh, for Pete’s sake, can you stop studying for a second? … Continue reading The Light – A Short Story!
My Very First NaNo! - The first time I heard about NaNoWriMo was in August this year when I took the Blogging 101 course and one of the participants had mentioned it. I looked it up and was amazed to read that NaNoWriMo is an annual event held every November when writers get together to write their novel within the … Continue reading My Very First NaNo!
Happy Bloggiversary To Me! - And it’s done! As of this date, I have officially accomplished the 1 year of blogging milestone! It feels great to receive this little token of achievement from WordPress! 😀 I feel like screaming out in joy and jumping up and down like a little kid, but I will hold off on that until a … Continue reading Happy Bloggiversary To Me!
A Meeting With My Ex! - Finally, the day I’ve been dreading was here and there was nothing I could have done to halt the dawn ebbing its gradual way into daylight. Was I really dreading this day or looking forward to it? I am not sure. Everything feels hazy since the day I agreed to meet him, my ex, for … Continue reading A Meeting With My Ex!
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! - I have been meaning to post this for a while, actually, ever since I got the notification from WordPress that I now have more than 500 WP followers! However, as usual, procrastination got the better of me and I kept delaying it. But no more delays, it is high time for me to thank you my … Continue reading Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!
Top 10 Most Hilarious Moments With My Little Boy! - There are many moments in life when I am utterly proud of my son and many moments when I am so much in love with him and his adorable questions. But then there are those moments that are so cringeworthy that my face turns a crimson red, I wince from top to bottom and wish … Continue reading Top 10 Most Hilarious Moments With My Little Boy!
Top 10 Things I Wish I could Stop Doing like Now… Pronto! - What are the chances of this happening? I was getting ready to write my Top 10 Tuesdays feature for this week on the title, when the email for Tuesday’s writing prompt pops up on my screen. And what did that email ask of me? Well, here it is, read for yourself! Today, write your own list on … Continue reading Top 10 Things I Wish I could Stop Doing like Now… Pronto!
Limerick Challenge Week 41: Taste - I just realized that I now have an undue advantage, I know all your fears! Ha! Oh wait, but you guys know mine too. Oh well, can’t blame me for hoping, can you? I am thrilled about all the limericks I have been reading, such brilliant submissions each week for the prompts. Some of your … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 41: Taste
One Summer Day! - 08:00 AM Anna smiled and waved goodbye before closing the door. She walked over to the glass window and watched him get into his car and drive away. She stood there staring out the window lost in thoughts. Was she ready to take such a big step? How was she going to execute this? What … Continue reading One Summer Day!
Top 10 Things Every Parent Should Teach Their Boys! - I almost gave up on posting the Top 10 feature this week because I was unable to come up with a Top 10 list that felt worthy of being published. I do not like posting something just for the sake of posting or meeting my weekly goal of posting a Top 10 List. I prefer … Continue reading Top 10 Things Every Parent Should Teach Their Boys!
Because….Love! - Claire Walker was happy this morning! She peered out the window and watched the sun shining bright, the grass in its greenest and the flowers in full bloom in her lawn. She knew today was going to be a good day! Her son, Andrew, was visiting her from college. Oh, how she waited for this … Continue reading Because….Love!
My Leap Year Baby! - For many a Leap Day is just another extra day in the year. However, Leap Day is a very special time for me! On a fine leap day 8 years back in the year 2008, my little boy came into my life. That was the best day of my life! Just like every other kid, … Continue reading My Leap Year Baby!