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What You Remember

When I was teaching in Dubai and my children were still in elementary school, I noticed how they referred to their teachers as being old. And when I asked how old they thought a teacher was, “old like maybe thirty,” … Continue reading

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On This Cold And Snowy Morning!

I recently joined a few groups for fountain pen lovers on Facebook. Being a new member, I posted one of my old blog posts on one group’s wall to introduce myself. I was overwhelmed by their welcoming comments. It was … Continue reading

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Fascinating Mechanics Of Writing

There is this common notion that a writer is always working, even when he/she is asleep. That’s when the subconscious mind takes over and after much shifting and rearranging images, ideas and scenes, sets the stage for the next day’s … Continue reading

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Life Is Unfair

“Life is unfair.” I’ve heard that phrase a million times from my kids, I’ve repeated it a million times myself. Not only is life not fair but it also is tragic. There’s only struggle. Sometimes people get lucky, lazy people … Continue reading

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Just Enough For Today

With Christmas over and New Year just around the corner, it is that time of year when we make resolutions. Or rather, promises to a new kind of life, a better life. It is that time of year when we … Continue reading

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I Was Afraid Of Missing It

Lately I have been trying to avoid the internet as much as I can, and especially facebook. I feel that I can’t read another sad story or a friend’s sad status. Cancer seems to be like an epidemic now. It … Continue reading

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Unseen, Unheard, But Always Near

Lately I have fallen behind in my writing. It not only has to do with the fact that I am busy working but part of me still feels blocked in some self doubt and negative thoughts.   Julia Cameron writes: … Continue reading

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