Friday blues

Weak and low on energy? Here are some tips to bring back the smile and start enjoying the weekend. There are many reasons for waking up feeling a bit blue, even if it’s the most awaited day of the week. This Friday found me in low spirits. I had my regular cup of coffee, knowing…

I have a depressed umbrella

Well, I don’t actually need an umbrella since I’m not going outside much. Working from home keeps me away from the chilly and foggy mornings, the cold rain and wind, and I’m grateful for that. I never liked umbrellas. I have too many stories with them being turned over or even snatched away by the…

About fear

 Everything you want is on the other side of fear. Jack Canfield When asked what do they fear, some say that they are afraid of the unknown. Well, “let’s agree to disagree” (MIB 3). You cannot fear something you don’t know. You rather fear something when you know its capabilities, when you understand its power, when you…

Plastic people

The whole city was flooded, but I didn’t remember raining. There was no light either and it felt like a never-ending night, with no moon or stars. I had no clue about what happened. Someone I knew was on the other side of the road. Her hair was all over her face, yet I recognized…

Past, present, time, space? Does it matter?

Isn’t it weird how the past can come back and become your present? What is time? Is it only a concept, a measuring system, some numbers that tell our age? Without space, there’s no time. Still, we cannot touch it, or smell it, or change it in any way. We might have different perceptions about…

Words are beautiful

I am in love with words. They are doves falling out of the ceiling. Anne Sexton “Cellar door” is widely seen as a beautiful or musical phrase. There’s a study called phonesthetics that deals with how words sound. Some are euphonious or pleasing, and some are cacophonous or displeasing. A certain combination of sounds makes…