My spatial skills need some work. I often get lost while driving and did so today, as usual (eye roll). I entered the address on the GPS in my car, but took the wrong exit. I went through strange neighborhoods, valleys, rivers... The GPS lady Martha kept asking me to turn right or left or … Continue reading Circle – He man
Most of my aha moments happen when I am on the road. Today, as I was driving, I had to make a right and join a long chain of cars. The long chain kept moving and no one was letting me join. There was one driver who made eye contact, I almost thought he would … Continue reading The Power of Now
I am a 100 years old now. When I was young, my full time job was to attend birthday parties of friends. It was so much fun. It was usually for 3-4 hours at the friend's house. We had food, games, cake, prizes, music, dance. Way back then, we did not have jump houses or … Continue reading Klingon Lessons
I live to eat. I believe that sweet foods add sweetness to my life, hence I do not refrain from consuming the same - be it in the form of a piece of chocolate or a baked item. If I am not sweet on a certain day, 'tis because I have not had my daily … Continue reading My 25 grams of sugar
My grandparents lived with us for 40 odd years until their passing. My mother used to volunteer at a school during that time and was offered a full time paid position, which meant $$ and longer fixed hours. She turned down the offer and continued to volunteer. I was perplexed and asked her to explain … Continue reading Circle – I always have ..
I decided to do an art project today. Brought out the easel, paints, brushes and off I went to create something beautiful. Experimented with different designs and was not satisfied, so I kept re-doing it until I saw a plastic fork lying around. Took the fork and dipped the prongs in paint and made some … Continue reading Blackout – knowing when to stop
I attended a workshop on poetry last year. We tackled different forms of poetry, the one that intrigued me the most was erasure poetry. The facilitator gave us each a page of the daily newspaper. She asked us to pick any article and read through it. We were asked to circle not more than 3-5 … Continue reading Erasure Poetry – An intro