Water Cooler Talks

So, I welcomed the new year (2019) with a book that I have been finishing to read for months now. The year that went by was by far one of the best I’ve had in ages; no it wasn’t the kindest, but it left me more equipped to be in control of myself. A year…

830 Posts: That’s a Wrap, 2018!

When I started this space in 2011, and in effect the post a day challenge, it took me 18 days to get stuff out from my drafts. I ended the year with 350 posts, and given the passage of time, this milestone of 800+ should’ve been crossed years ago. But posting everyday, with a picture…

Something Just Like..

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and…

End of The Tunnel

Remember, when you think you can see light at the end of the tunnel, it’s probably some bastard with a torch bringing you more work. ~ David Brent . The Office

Boxing Day

Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book. ~E.B. White

It’s Christmas!

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks,Dressed in holiday style,In the air there is a feeling,of Christmas Children laughing,People passingMeeting smile after smile,And on every street corner you’ll hear :Silver bells, silver bellsIt’s Christmas time in the cityring- a- ling, hear them ring,soon it will be Christmas day. Strings of street lights,Even stop lights,Blink a bright red and…

Love Will Keep Us Alive

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others.” ~Bob Hope

Calming Down

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”  ~Norman Vincent Peale

Friendships?

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” ~Oscar Wilde

Reminiscence

There is a strange charm to the Karate Kid movies that I grew up watching. While the 2010 Jackie Chan-Jaden Smith version is not on my list of favorites, I did want to go to Okinawa like Daniel did in the original Karate Kid 2. While Mr Miyagi, the handy man is short, quiet and…