Category Archives: Antecdotal

Create YOU, beautiful you!

Ah, my last blog post of 2012 and once again I will build it around the past two year-ending posts – Posts that have emphasized transitions, growth, and adventure. Narratives that have attempted to shine a special light on all … Continue reading

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The Stars and the Moon

Well, it is my birthday today! A day of reflection, a day of rejoicing. The reflections are plentiful these days. Ever since I finished my last Triathlon in Honolulu, I have been somewhat plagued by my rather fickle psyche that … Continue reading

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Finding Air

I haven’t written for a while and to tell you the truth, I haven’t missed it that much. Sometimes, when meandering through the universe, it must be good for you to just go. Go, walk. Concentrate only on the rhythm … Continue reading

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Why I Write

Our Stories So there we were at a friend’s house for dinner, celebrating her birthday with about 8 other people, all of whom we had never met before. One by one, we all took turns going around the table talking … Continue reading

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Why I write – Guest Blog

Guest Blog by Elen Ghulam Our Stories Unlike many writers, I didn’t start writing from a young age. To tell you the truth, I disliked composition in school. I was a geeky kid, math and physics were the two subjects … Continue reading

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Containing Chaos

I have been doing a lot of reading and writing lately. Let’s call it a rather reflective time, where the pedal of the accelerator, that is life, has been eased off, and the clutch is just beginning to engage. Yes, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Vulnerability

Recently I have been lucky enough to hear some fantastic original literature read, recited and/or performed by locals at local cafés, pubs or kitchens. I am continually struck by two predominant notions. The first is the ‘wow’ factor, as in … Continue reading

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Create YOU, beautiful YOU

The last blog post of 2010! I better make it some sort of emphatic, meaningful tribute to a very, um, “insightful” year! A friend of mine once said, “why would you have to change? If none of this happened to … Continue reading

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Consoling

All the travelers of the B Gates flowed, water being poured into a bottle, they funneled droplet by droplet through the neck splashing together as they all hit the base of the bottle at the same time, filling every available … Continue reading

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I Swear

Some would call it lower class, blue-collar, maybe even plebeian, but for me, the writer, I reserve the right to use vulgarity when the shoe fits. I don’t curse routinely in my writings because, for the most part, I can … Continue reading

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