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Literary Ambitions and Lack of Execution

It was a two-week hiatus that went on for almost two months. The end of the summer was hard and not writing was just that much easier. But yes, I have officially opened the Word Document with the 120,000-word “pet project” (at this point, I am comfortable enough to say that I am fairly deep… Read more »

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Negativity Is A Boring Cycle

No other person can carry you through unhappiness. Most people will nod and say the right things but, ultimately, get tired of your negativity. Even when they are the people closest to you. Even when you have every reason to feel down.   I have, recently, been dealing with an onslaught of issues — professional,… Read more »

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

It is the middle of July even though, in my head, it still feels like June just started yesterday. But alas, most people are already writing about the day when they’ll be able to turn off AC. This was, I feel, yet another busy week for me — I once again put this list of… Read more »

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Fourth.

Today was the Fourth of July and I found the atmosphere in New York to be more subdued than it had been a year ago. Fewer crowds, fewer people dressed in red-and-blue outfits and just fewer people celebrating in the streets. I can’t help but wonder whether the current political climate has anything to do… Read more »

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

Time. There has been way too little of it this week. I once again feel like I am so behind on, well, everything.   1.If anyone ever asks why women’s rights are still an issue, tell them it’s because so many people still think this way. 2. I really liked this photo essay on volcanoes in… Read more »

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

Weeks pass, you feel little change and then suddenly wake up and realize that half the year is nearly over. I’m not quite sure what day the cold spring turned into a warm summer but, suddenly, I’m installing an air conditioner and reaching for ice cubes in my drinks. In any case, my latest list… Read more »