Picking up where I left off

Rarely do I come up with a title for a post before writing its content. However, reflecting upon this week, really since coming back from Hajj, and in thinking about what I wanted to blog about for my weekly Saturday blog post, I noticed that there has been a theme in my life. Not that… Continue reading Picking up where I left off

It’s all about acceptance: Reflections on life and writing

In one week, Cake & Cows will be two years old. I'm not going to make any baby analogies, don't worry. A lot has happened in these two years. I was published for the first time by a site that was not controlled by me... and then again and again... and then stopped writing for… Continue reading It’s all about acceptance: Reflections on life and writing

The end of April seems to be fortuitous

It's not very often that Facebook inspires me in a positive way, but it did this morning when I decided to click on that "On This Day" link in the sidebar just 'cause. For today, I was reminded that on this day one year ago, my first ever article was published (Well, technically it was… Continue reading The end of April seems to be fortuitous

Happy Birthday to Cake & Cows! A blog CAN actually make dreams come true

Though I am physically feeling unwell, today is a happy day otherwise*. And since I can't really do anything else and don't really take naps, I figured I'd blog. Today marks the day that Cake & Cows first graced the blogosphere with its presence. Quite like myself, Cake & Cows was the child I could… Continue reading Happy Birthday to Cake & Cows! A blog CAN actually make dreams come true

Can I Change My Title to “Writer” Now?

As I mentioned last month, I submitted an article I wrote to The Tempest. I was motivated to write that particular piece after reading an article posted on the site. I didn't know if my story was publishable, but I thought: "Heck, I'll just email it to them and see what happens!" I didn't hear… Continue reading Can I Change My Title to “Writer” Now?