The better you learn to take things for what the are, the less you’re going to prefer one season to another. It comes with being able to focus on the beauty in the present moment, and right now it is autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Walking at temperate latitudes, I snapped some shots of the […]
Archives for 2012
“Letters to a Young Novelist” reflects the complex nature of a novelist’s work. It is a book by Mario Vargas Llosa that can be useful to writers of any age, particularly novelists. Had I read this book 10 years ago, I would have cried less, slept more, and published at least five books by now. […]
A poem about finding yourself, “Temperance” is part of “Ashes of the Past”, a collection of poems written between the years 2002 and 2007.
Worries, stress, anxiety, even panic, they are all beneficial to a certain extent, but after that limit (which is fairly low), they can (and will) make you sick. They signal malfunctions and/or threats to your well-being. They should be seen as symptoms, symptoms that go away naturally once you address their underlying causes. Let me […]
Where I grew up, peanut butter was something weird that was occasionally mentioned in movies. Even now, although it is available in many stores, it is not very popular – Romanians tend to like Nutella-like spreads more. Over the years, I became increasingly selective about what I eat, but when I was much younger, before […]
My first attempt at knitting toys. It was fun to make, and rewardingly well received as a gift, so, my second attempt is about to happen. And others too 🙂 The bunny also had a brownish scarf made from the same yarn I used for the rim of the ears, but, when I realized I […]