crimson sun setsin a pond near my housenew hope arrivesI wrote this intentional haiku which happens to be my very first as a prompt to a poetry challenge on http://www.allpoetry.com
Here's something I was itching to write. What have you settled for in life? If you have, I hope it was worth it.
Butterflies Yellow and white, Black and tangerine, Butterflies among the greens. All I think about Are the butterflies in me when I think of you.
The hotel we stayed in was not impressive. Dingy rugs, old squeaky furniture, rugged looking sofas from the 70's and a tiny room crammed with too many beds. But our take away from this experience was the welcoming family that hosted us there.
Yup, I just spent six valuable months of my life saying 'yes' to everything that came my way. Boy, did it break my back.
I have a different narrative to hijab and its rights. We already know that hijab is a symbol of piety, modesty and a Muslim women's relationship with her Creator, and with her inner spirituality. However, it has become just the opposite.
What are book clubs? Why do they exist? Although I was fascinated by books while growing up, I had never joined a book club until more recently in Dec. 2018. We, the Gen Xers and baby boomers claim proudly that we read for pleasure. Sometimes I wonder if it was choice or was it the … Continue reading What are book clubs for?
A wise way to save money while traveling is when your partner travels for work, you travel with them. Hubby had a team meeting planned for the last week in August and the destination this time was Victoria, B.C. We had been to Victoria in 2010 but we drove all the way from Regina, Saskatchewan … Continue reading Four days, Four lessons trip to Victoria, B.C
I am super excited to announce that Red Fox Creative Studio, a local art therapy studio in town, asked me to write a blog for their website as a guest blogger. At first, it was quite intimidating but when I started typing what I felt in regards to the topic of how I exercised 'being creative' in my … Continue reading It’s only human to be creative
Over the winter holidays that spanned 12 days for me, I literally broke my back, binge-watching both seasons of Netflix's Stranger Things. This is its review. Spoiler alert: Barb dies. It all started with a casual talk at work with one of my colleagues who said and I quote "I don't know what the hoopla is all … Continue reading The strangest of them all – A review