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The Palpable Notebook

Some food for thought: Would you stop and stare at a person who was leaning against a public wall to write something down in a notebook? The other day, I’ve found out the hard way that pulling out a notebook and stopping to write in it in a public street will earn you some curious glances. But would anyone… Read more »

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Unextraordinary Existence

It’s always humbling to realize that, despite occasionally bludgeoning illusions of the contrary, one’s existence is not extraordinary or magnificent in any way. In case anyone was wondering why I’ve been away from the blog for slightly longer than usual, the answer is actually painfully simple: I’m working longer hours than usual due to a temporary job… Read more »

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Plan A, Plan B and Plan C+

I’m a planner. This isn’t exactly news to anyone who knows me relatively well, but sometimes even I manage to surprise myself with my overwhelming desire to plot out my day by individual hours and activities. As with most people, work takes precedence on the average day. For one of my jobs, I need to physically… Read more »

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Not A Bad Writer?: Some Tough Stuff

Today I feel like like writing about some tough stuff. I’ve been trying to write this post for several weeks now (yes, before I actually launched the blog), but I kept stopping because I couldn’t quite find the right words to express my thoughts. I used to think that I was a fairly strong person…. Read more »

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Choosing Cities: Musings of an Inner Urbanite

There are people who like small towns and there are people who like cities. And then, of course, there are people who like cities so much that they require the noise, clamor and constant flurry of other people to function properly. For the better part of my teenage and young adult life, I’ve found myself… Read more »

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Blogging, Beginnings, and Coming Full Circle

Once upon a time, I had a blog. One  that never took off the ground quite like I had wanted it to, but where I would write fairly frequently nevertheless. And then, of course, I ended up getting a job that took a heavy toll on me, both in terms of emotions and actual time, and I gave… Read more »