Fated to fade

Last Saturday afternoon I got out of my cozy burrow and went for a walk with a friend. It was a sunny day, almost Spring-like. After taking a round around the city, we decided to keep away from the population and take a stroll by the riverbank. It was such a beautiful day, and aside…

Needs

I need more money. I need more time. I need more energy. Three needs that coexist in everyone’s mind, every single day, not necessarily in that order. Each time the verb “need” is followed by the adverb “more”. Have you ever heard someone saying “I want less” of something? This “I need more” of something…

Old-timers

When did you start feeling old? When I hit 30 I thought that that was it for me. Everything seemed to slow down. No more staying up late, and I preferred spending my evenings at home rather than at the pub. Not to mention that working out became a necessity and a priority as my…

Rotting memories

While searching for a book to read I stumbled upon some old journals somewhere at the back of the bookcase. Apparently, I was hiding them and completely forgot about them. Curious, I started to flip through the pages and realized they were from 7 or 8 years ago, a time when I was at my…

On family and feelings

When Lisa’s grandfather died she didn’t shed a tear. She attended the funeral and helped her family go through this difficult time, but she was emotionally absent. When I asked her about it she said she didn’t care much about him, and the way she said it was as if it wasn’t that big of…

What to do when there’s nothing to do

I hate wasting time (and money 😂). When I get bored or I don’t feel like doing anything, I get cranky. I’m mumbling around the house, and everything annoys me. How in the world can I get bored when there are so many things to do with my time? Unfortunately, there are days when I’m…