A to Z Challenge 2022 – Nonsensical Cybersecurity Haikus

Hi there! I snuck into WordPress today. Lo and behold, the temptation to join the A to Z challenge is just too strong. Star Trek’s The Borg echoes back, “Resistance is futile.” Darn, I missed the sign-up this year! However, I’ll host my own private mini-challenge within this post in order to celebrate the spirit…

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…

What If We All Met?

VJ sparked an interesting fantasy, “What if we [bloggers] all met?” What would it look like? How and where, imagining animated conversations and unexpected bonds. Money and Covid not being an issue. I couldn’t help but indulge in this fantasy! Greeting you with floral leis and fruity snacks Hawaiian beachfront estate, palm trees swaying in…

Blessings of the Unknown

I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side. STEVEN WRIGHT Thirst for exploration beckons Sunset’s warm hues envelops Mysterious road trip excites Desirable excursion invites Woven shimmerDistraction awaitsWithin my peripheral Symbol of sheer transparencyDurable yet vulnerable A golden organza bag Lands beside my feetTrembling anticipationI untie…

Blogging Insights – My Blog for 2021

Hey everyone and hello 2021! I’m pleased that my first post for 2021 is inspired by Dr. Tanya’s “Blogging Insights” tag on her blog Salted Caramel. TODAY’S QUESTIONS How do you see your blog in 2021? What are your hopes and aspirations for your blog this year? MY ANSWERS Last year, I started off with…

Saturday Symphony #20 – Dream Catcher

The best color in the world is the one that looks good on you. Coco Chanel Hello! Today, I’ll be exploring a bizarre dream I had last night. It’s definitely related to an enlightening, yet disturbing conference I attended a few months ago. I’ll be responding to Jude’s Saturday Symphony prompt below: DREAM-CATCHER”This week, let’s…

#SoCS- Murmurings of Czech

If European cities were a necklace, Prague would be a diamond among the pearls Anonymous Czech Republic has been a country I’ve frequently heard about throughout my life. Whether it was my high school project on the Cold War, a Sabrina the Teenage Witch comedic sitcom episode, or one of my many places on my…

10 of My Favorite Feelings

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart” Helen Keller I love that when I come back to WordPress after my journey in the world, I feel enveloped by the comfort of the community. Chocoviv invited me to this fun tag,…

#A2Z – Burj al Arab (quadrille/cinquain)

ListenNear string quartetEnjoying 3-toned drinkSeeking closure from past mistakesSharp shame HotelBurj Al ArabShields from disappointment From its opulent interiorNew life GoldenSeashell EntranceTries sweeping memoriesWelcomes those who choose a new pathJourney Dubai’s bright allure! In response to: Business Insider dVerse: close

Painting Landscapes with Bob Ross

It’s the imperfections that make something beautiful. That’s what makes it different and unique from everything else. – Bob Ross Last night, I enjoyed digitally painting alongside Bob Ross for the first time. His soothing voice helped quell any anxiety as he takes you away to a fantasy world of luscious landscapes. Bob also said…