Fiction/Non-fiction

Youth is Only a State of Mind

This is my musing on The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Forever Young.”

If there were a real Fountain of Youth I wouldn’t take a drink of the water.

I’d be tempted to…but I wouldn’t. Continue reading “Youth is Only a State of Mind”

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Friday Favourites

Friday Favourites: The Foodie in Me and Food Blogs

I first heard the word ‘foodie’ from colleagues of mine. Over my time spent with foodies, I came to realize that the term referred to people with an interest in food, particularly great-tasting food. Eating is an experience to be enjoyed and documented, especially in writing. Taste is, after all, one of the five senses.  Continue reading “Friday Favourites: The Foodie in Me and Food Blogs”

writing quotes

Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Amy Tan

We all know how powerful language is but what happens when you compare two different languages, two different worlds? Writers like Amy Tan give us a unique and rare glimpse into the cultures that are part of the mosaic of North American society, opening our eyes to their world.  Continue reading “Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Amy Tan”

Fiction/Non-fiction

Trevi Fountain: Toss a Coin, Wait for the Odds

I’m not sure if I’ve ever thrown a coin in a fountain. I’m more prone to making silly wishes on wish chips and birthday candles. I did, however make a more serious wish to see Trevi Fountain. That wish almost came true.  Continue reading “Trevi Fountain: Toss a Coin, Wait for the Odds”