DPChallenge: I resolve in 2013…

I don’t usually make resolutions since I tend to either forget about them or decide I don’t want to do them. This year, however, there are a few things that, since I’ve already started them, I am resolved to continue! I reached my Weight Watchers goal weight last month. If I maintain my weight within […]

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 1,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get […]

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Barbie Doll

I don’t often write poetry, but sometimes that’s how the most difficult and painful subjects come out. I didn’t know what this was going to end up until I wrote it, a poem in 4 sections. BARBIE DOLL On display Barbie dolls line the shelf Different personalities: Casual with jeans t-shirt ponytail And high heels […]

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Post-a-day (12/30) prompt: Childhood

The prompt today is: Write page three of your autobiography. During the years in which I was between six and twelve years old, I continued developing my nascent creative interests in drawing, writing and using my imagination. Social relationships were extremely important to me, as well as difficult to secure. Most of my friends were […]

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Post-a-day (12/29) prompt: Faith

The prompt is: Tell us about the role that faith plays in your life — or doesn’t. My faith has gone through several permutations. I’ve gone through periods in which I didn’t attend church nor think much about religion, but I did realize I needed a spiritual outlet. I am constantly evaluating and reexamining my […]

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Originally posted on Couch Surfing Canadian:
Now for a keen observer, online stalker or my mother you will notice a few days were lost between cities, it's fine pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!! Salvador and the Bahia state have a lot of history. Salvador was the first landing point of Portuguese,…

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