Thank you!

So, my blog hit the one month mark today.
I created it when I was in a very bad space, a sad place. Nothing made me happy and so I thought, maybe I should write about it? I mean, what the heck, maybe it will help.
A month later, here I am. I wanted to thank all of you, those who connected, commented and supported.

If you managed to wade through that apocalyptic sea of verbs (Sorry, watched the Noah trailer today. I linked it, we are in for a treat it seems.), then here’s my big fat “Thank You!”
I had given up my writing years ago. I lacked the motivation, and thoughtfood to come up with anything significant.
For a month and hopefully many more, I have taken my words back.

Thank you for being a part of that.

Spare The Dog But Beat The Child?

She wished she was a dog. Strange human wish.
She had no idea how her parents would react when she brought Woof home. What if they didn’t want him? What if they complained about the extra care and sent him away?
Her fears were unfounded. They loved him at first sight. Woof brought all of them together in his magical net of doggy love.

She cowered on the other side of the table, waiting for him to throw the pan at her.
“Daddy, please don’t. I am sorry, I never meant to answer back, I am sorry. “


5 Songs That Can Get You Through The Dark Days

In the worst of times, the Universe sometimes sends you light in the form of a song. It can happen when you are restlessly flipping through the music folders on your battered laptop or in the midst of frenetic shuffling through your MP3 player. Maybe you are walking down a road, and suddenly this unearthly melody fills your ears and drowns your soul. Before you get to thinking it is a voice in your head, you find the song emanating from a cafe, or a shop. At that moment, you tell yourself, “I need that song, I’ve got to have it.” You rush home and Google the few garbled keywords you remember. If you are lucky, you find the song.