A letter to my sister

I am writing this letter specially dedicated to my younger sister, maybe some of the readers can also relate it to their sisters, as being grown up with them is such a lovely experience. I wanted to publish it on some special day of your life but can't wait to tell you my feelings and... Continue Reading →

Standing Guard

It Was On My Mind

Every morning I see him, alone in the mist and standing apart from the rest in the pasture at the end of our road. Watchful; almost aloof; like a sentry in his place when all is well. Always sniffing the air and listening for any sense of danger. Although his lines are tall and straight he is the most unlikely hero. He is a “guard donkey” and you will see him with cows or sheep throughout our mountains.

When I first noticed a donkey in a pasture with cows it seemed completely out of place until I learned why he was there. Even though the donkey isn’t really a friend to the cows and their calves, he is handy to have around because of his exceOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAptional hearing (those ears!), keen sense of smell and aggressive disposition towards dogs, coyotes and foxes. When an intruder is detected the donkey will…

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To Bud Or To Blossom

For all those who are not inspired by the society’s definition of success.

The Golden Wave

“And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” – Anais Nin

I think that there’s a reason I crave adventure. There is a reason I feel most at peace by the ocean. There is also a reason the thought of a conventional 9-5 work week, stuck in an office, predictable and “normal” life makes me cringe and yawn at the same time.

Am I the only one who isn’t inspired by society’s definition of success?

After graduating college, the most popular question you’ll be asked is, “Oh and what are you doing with that degree?” Or the subtle, “…and what will you do now?”

When people ask you that, they want to hear, “I’m working at *insert acceptable company name here* then sprinkle a future business, educational, or investment plan on top for the…

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