WDYS #110 – Cau Chuyen Cua Ba Noi (Grandma’s Tales)

“Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart.”…

One Liner Wednesday – Black Hole In the Ocean

While checking the weather, I noticed this interesting segment on the viral Google Maps image of the black hole in the middle of the ocean. Conspiracy theorists are creating all sorts of stories. I laughed at this one… “God dropped his guitar pick.” – Reddit User Then I saw Marina’s quote. It is a reminder…

Published My First Book & Other Accomplishments

Hi everyone! Happy November! Hope you all had a lovely October and Halloween! I enjoyed passing out candy to kids, and they all enjoyed my leopard outfit. 🙂 Sadje published a post today , “What! Me scared!!!” which perfectly captures my current feelings. I just want to preface this post by acknowledging how nervous and…

Escaping a Zombie Apocalypse

Halloween is drawing nearer! I plan on volunteering to pass out candy at an amusement park designed to be inclusive towards children with special needs. My friends have told me their plans to go visit a corn maze or pumpkin patches this weekend. I can’t imagine getting lost in a patch like this one! As…

Haunting Conversations

Full moon gleams with a milky glowThe night delivers foreboding whispersAs the wind wisps around the lonely sky It was 3 amHeard voicesArguments rather It sounded like my friend and his sisterShocked at the vitriol spewedI snuggled deeper into the couchwhere I slept for the night The hum of the floor fans Comforted me and…

How listening to foreign languages can enrich your writing

Today, I read an interesting article today by Shoba Narayan, a journalist, columnist, content creator and author of four books. She has won a James Beard award and a Pulitzer Fellowship. Under the subtitle, “Metaphors that Reflect Culture“, I ponder upon her sentiments. “Take a common metaphor in Tamil, often used to describe a person who…

First Lines Fridays #2

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules…

First Lines Fridays #1

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules…