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From Autumn To Spring

Why is it that every time I promise myself to look for all that’s good in situations and people around me I feel more depressed than ever? Yesterday I pledged to commit myself to forgetting all the negative and seeing … Continue reading

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Because You Can’t

I have mentioned earlier that I lived in Dubai for a while with my late husband. Dubai is perhaps the most cosmopolitan city that I have lived in. People who come to work and live in Dubai come for a … Continue reading

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It’s Magic

“Of all the professions only the writer gets to be asked, “What do you write?”” Don’t ask who said or wrote this. Sadly I don’t remember even though I read it in a book and not so very long ago. … Continue reading

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If You Block It

As early as my preteen years, when I was a little girl, I had difficulty to freely express my feelings, to talk about them. Maybe because of my character or my upbringing. I lived in a small village and everyone … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Slow Down Sometimes

I find it strange how at some point in my existence, my life became so hectic and stressful. I was always doing things. Besides having a full time job, or sometimes even more than one job, I was also taking … Continue reading

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So What Happened To Us?

The other day I was listening to some music on the radio when I heard a rap by some singer that basically had no lyrics other than the f-word in all its grammatical forms. It’s like that rapper had taken … Continue reading

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I Wanted To Read More About Her

Edgar Allan Poe wrote: “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”  Yesterday morning I was reading an interview with Jodi Picoult. I had never heard of Jodi while living … Continue reading

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Two Cans Of Sardines And Eighteen Cents

When I was much younger I believed that everything in this life was possible, and that nothing was impossible if you worked hard. All you had to do was believe in yourself and fight against all obstacles. To quote Charles … Continue reading

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Am I Wasting My Time

I have a corner in my bedroom where I have a tiny narrow desk (actually a computer desk passed on to me by one of my kids) and a small narrow bookcase where I keep my writing pads and notebooks, … Continue reading

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Think Of Yourself As A Writer Today

Early mornings while I wait for my coffee to brew I have this habit of reading my horoscope online after I scan through my emails and messages on the computer and before I start to read my book or sit … Continue reading

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