One lovely cat soaking up the sights.

Go on, use your words

This blog began so I could share all the the useful information about Sweden I had gathered during my first few months here. Originally, the blog resided on a free English online newspaper server (the Local ), but it also died there. I was new to blogging and the excitement soon wore off. I wrote nothing for a…

Cape Breton

My Future’s Not In Hamburgers

A fortune teller in Las Vegas once told me “Your future’s not in hamburgers. “  Six months later I quit my job and went back to university full-time. Twenty years later these words echo in my head as I compose this essay, hoping to return to school again. The fortune teller’s words had significance for…

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada

My First Blog Award! Kinda.

A shout out goes to A Different Daylight for nominating me for my first ever award!  She is another kindred spirit floating on the Internet; someone I am connected to because of WordPress, and cats…, and probably lots of other things, too. As usual, my inner researcher asked, but where do these awards come from? Very…

Contemplating Love

The Scribe Inside

I reread some of the material written during NaNoWriMo and I was surprised and puzzled as I do not recognize the writer. This happens a lot. I know it emerged from my brain, shot through my fingers onto the screen and now it is circling back the other way…yet I cannot remember writing it in…

Being on Target

Motivation. What is it, where does it come from, and where does it go? (Editor’s note. This post does not try to answer this..you have to find the answer yourself). I am currently in a semi-motivated phase. At times I have been unmotivated, unmoved, and uninspired. I like to think of those times as recharging…

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Pah! Carry-on Luggage

I am in Brussels as a reward to myself for finishing NaNo. Me and my new carry on bag are ready for it although I am normally longhaul girl and it is not often I pack so light. I was excited about zipping in and out of airports appearing to be a person who knows…