The risks of boredom

Even if there is always something to do, sometimes it feels as if I have too much free time. Oh, I’m not complaining about that, but there are days when I get bored of everything, even the activities I love doing and that leaves me with a lot of free time or wasted time. Being…

Worries, worries, worries

Every day, all day long, only bad news. Since the pandemic started, everything came crashing down. Now I keep hearing about extremely high temperatures that lead to drought, prices continuing to increase, resources depleting (rivers and lakes disappearing overnight?!), rationing of water, food, and gas. How can we live in peace when all gets closer…

Monday thoughts and a cup of ☕

It’s a slow morning and, as I’m waiting for the effects of coffee to kick in, I look at the clear blue sky and think about how beautiful life is, yet we let ourselves get overwhelmed by all that is happening in our daily lives and all around the world. I can’t stop and ask…

Endless thoughts

Why does time seem to flow faster when you’re older? Days are disappearing from my field of vision so fast that I can barely remember them. Even trying to recall what I had for lunch yesterday is a challenge. As a child, time didn’t have too much meaning because I knew I had plenty of…

When in doubt, read!

Lost Like everything else in life, ideas come and go. Somedays my head is like a bee-hive, buzzing with images and stories to tell, other times the insides of my skull become a ghost town where not even the wind blows. This emptiness numbs my whole body, sending me into the bottomless pit of procrastination….

Quote of the month

It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy