Monthly Archives: October 2013

GETTING REAL AND SERIOUS

Can one possibly get real on Halloween night with little ghosts, goblins and little princesses knocking on your door and yelling, Trick or treat! ? It is October 31, the eve of NaNoWriMo.  My pencil is honed.  I am ready … Continue reading

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GATHERING MY CHI

The stage is set.  I have a title for the novel.  There is a plot and a cover.  I have drank enough coffee and I have lost sufficient sleep the last two nights, wrestling with the project.  And my desk … Continue reading

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AIM FOR SUCCESS

The days are getting shorter and cooler.  It’s harder and harder getting out of bed in the morning.  There is this heaviness in my body and mind.  That is my awareness when I wake up in the morning nowadays. I … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES AND CHALLENGES

I register for the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge yesterday.  I’m one of those wannabe writer who thinks she has a story to tell, but just waiting for the right time to do it.  It’s been years, since high … Continue reading

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ON RETIREMENT SO FAR

It seems surprising to me that when so many of us look towards ‘retirement’ as an answer to everything, a lot of us are also so afraid of it. My hairdresser thought I was too young and worried for me.  … Continue reading

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I KNEW IT WAS MY LAST DAY THERE

The snow on the ground this morning made me think of my first time to Ghana, land of palm trees and warm beaches, being close to the equator. Here I am, with my own chief, sitting on the balcony of … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS

I love October mornings like today.    The morning air is crisp and refreshing, the sun bright and the sky, an incredible blue.  How can one not feel thankful for Nature’s generosity? I give thanks to the Heavens above, my arms … Continue reading

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