Today I am a little boat floating in a dark, moonless ocean. I am not sure where emotion ends and thoughts begin. I don’t even know where rational stops and irrational claws its way into my being I’ve been crying non-stop since I first opened my eyes this morning and then I get mad at … Continue reading Murky water…
Earlier in the week, while trying to explain the term “Wallflower” to Luke, I came across the movie “The Perks of being a Wallflower”. I was ecstatic; finally a movie that could describe me and make sense of this dysfunctional brain-to-mouth filter! This morning Luke and I watched the movie and what I got out … Continue reading What I learned from “The perks of being a wallflower”
Tell someone you’re proud of just how proud you are. My Luka-boo You have been always been a little chatter box and can talk the ears of an elephant! Imagine our surprise when your Grade 1 teacher (and every teacher after that) told us that you are very reserved in class! For the past five … Continue reading Pat on the back
Pinpoint a moment in your past where you had to make a big decision. Write about that other alternate life that could have unfolded. I have written on The Road Less Traveled before, although from a different perspective. There have been quite a few "points of no return" in my life and I am really … Continue reading The Road Less Traveled
The Weekly Photo Challenge asked us to post a photo which shows companionship. No photo could ever be a better example of companionship, than one of my mom and Luke. Those two are the best of friends and nothing could ever get between them. I have my hands full when they get together and you … Continue reading Companions for life!
Describe a moment of kindness, between you and someone else — loved one or complete stranger. Photo: http://theanjananetwork.net/ Kindness is the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions Kindness is, in my view, the one … Continue reading Moments of Kindness
I received this one from Encyclopedia of Quotes this morning and just had to share it with you:
Photo: whatislistening.com I first saw him yesterday morning. Standing on the corner, his posture spoke of a defeated man. He turned and raise his face to the morning sun, the wintry rays of sunshine turning his tears to shimmering rivers. The rivers traveling down the landscape that was his face, found a final resting place … Continue reading A life is lost, a soul reclaimed
Photo: http://www.e-devotion.blogspot.com I love trees and I love my dad. No, my dad is not a tree, but every time I walk past a tree and hug it (yes, I am a tree hugger!), I think of my dad. I think of the magic he can do, what he can create from that old tree, … Continue reading Happy Fathers Day!
Today's prompt asks us to find beauty in something considered ugly. What, apart from Table Mountain, is the first thing that tourists see when they arrive at Cape Town International? What is the most visible landmark for anyone driving on the N2 outside Cape Town. Khayelitsha. Rural settlements or squatter camps as they are also … Continue reading When ugly becomes beautiful