I’m relatively new to the world of writing. Though I’ve been blogging since 2003 and have always felt an affinity for writing over, say, public speaking, I only started feeling like a writer last year. I no longer introduce myself as an aspiring writer. But I do hesitate to tell people that I even do … Continue reading Waiting for my muse
I'm well aware it's been over two weeks since I've last blogged. I won't blame the usual "writer's block," because I haven't been blocked per se. I actually had two drafts written, but couldn't manage to edit either of the posts in the time I had. I realized something about myself recently. If I don't … Continue reading Is anybody still reading?
Four and a half months to the day. Almost exactly. I had assumed it was going to be a one-time thing. Once is more than plenty; but to have this happen twice in my life? I don't believe in coincidences. But I do believe we get the messages we need in forms that are best … Continue reading Visiting the Past/Waiting on the Edge
Before I begin, I'd like to preface by adding that I dreamed I wrote this post. Well, actually, it was more along the lines of: I had just prayed fajr and wanted to go back to sleep; but in between that wanting-to-sleep and unfortunately-I'm-awake zone we all tussle with each morning, I started writing out … Continue reading I got 99 problems – and dishes are number one
I am an obsessive person. And I can be an elitist about the things I love. Only very recently have I been able to publicly admit that I like the movies better than the books. You know what I'm talking about. Okay, fine. It's been a while. The real reason I read The Lord of … Continue reading The Richard Simmons Saga – A True Story