#SoCs – Cozy Post-Party

Hello everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been out for two weeks. It has been a doozy and I’m tucked underneath a layer of bed sheets right now in my cozy room munching on golden jack fruit. Feeling tired might be an understatement. Stream of consciousness is all I can muster right now. 😉 Brother’s Graduation My…

A-to-Z Challenge: Hibiscus

#Quadrille – Not So Easy, Ace Ace, Elusive conundrum Encumbered by your gold standard When did three little lines that form the letter “A” dominate our lives? Iconoclasts have grown within your regime Our pursuit towards the milieu of achievement has developed our acumen Sine qua non in certain realms Alright, my poem may be…

Sunshine Blogger #4 from Keep It Alive

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes. William James Good morning! A few days ago, I was celebrating a friend’s birthday at a movie theater by seeing another superhero movie: Aquaman. Again, I loved the visual effects, the action, the laughs, and adventure! My…

Wintry Virtual Reality

My friend knew that I was intent on exploring a stimulating new hobbyso she gave me a gift of virtual reality for Christmasand helped me strap on the goggles over my eyes. Anticipating a special adventure,I wake up in a red telephone booth which transported me into a kind of magical wintry masterpiecein the snowfall…

White Elephant #5

Teresa from The Haunted Wordsmith created a lovely event tag called White Elephant for the holiday season. I see this as a way for me to express appreciation for other bloggers I follow.  For Donatella @ Donatellasansalone, when my tutor at school told me his travels and about the fashion of Italy, I didn’t truly understand what…

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Wow! Again, I feel humbled and honored. Thank you! I have been nominated by Laura Bailey who posts about her musings, adventures, hiking, a love of Ireland, and other experiences. 🙂 I enjoy her poetry! I’ve been grateful for her prompts which were a guide in several of my stories here on this blog. She’s…

CFFC: Things People Grow

Ten years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Vietnam to visit my grandmother and other relatives for the first time. These photos were taken in the Sapa Mountains located in the Lo Cai region. I’m also responding to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Things People Grow First, let me introduce you to the Dao who…