30+ Reasons Why

July is my birth month and my birthday is in a few days.  I don't really like to celebrate it but I love getting all pensive before the actual birthday.  This time though, probably because of everything that's happening, I'm a lot more introspective, ultra-sensitive and extra sober.  Today I feel extra grateful and decided …

Shaping The New Normal

It's been almost five months since this global pandemic planted itself in our lives and forced us to face our problems, personally and globally.  While I'm still coming to grips with the situation and trying to get by, concerns about the future, survival among other things rear itself from time to time.  Hard not to …

International Women’s Day

Oh, it's been awhile!  I thought, when better to revive my blog than today.  Check out my other project here. What have you been up to?  Happy International Women's Day!  #BalanceforBetter

Retrospective

Goodbyes are tough...for most people.  But not for me.  It's always been easy for me to up and go, reflect on events and even tragedies, pick up my lessons, and move on.  Maybe I take after my mom or guardian, or it runs in the family.  Who knows, really. But there was a time when …

Beautiful Twist

When I was younger and naïve, at the (un)ripe age of 9, I planned the next 10-15 years of my life.  I'm glad it's taken on all sorts of beautiful twists since then and needless to say, not according to plan.       Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted

Breaking Free

via Daily Prompt: Rebel As much as possible she wanted to keep the peace, to stay out of trouble.  She kept her head down, tried not to ruffle feathers, while keeping her wits about her.  Oh she has causes she supports, but chose to work with authorities as best she can.  She loved to go …