Category Archives for "me myself and I"

Flowers, growth and minimalism

I haven’t blogged since I lost my dad in April and discovered a whole different meaning to the word pain. And I thought that was it. That the last post I published about grief was the end of it. That I’ve said it all. Covered all topics relevant to human nature. And here I am. […]

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Beauté au scalpel, bonheur à la pelle

La beauté… Ce n’est pas pour rien qu’ Anastasie et Javotte étaient jalouses de leur demi-sœur, Cendrillon. Cendrillon qui faisait le ménage nuit et jour avait plus de chance qu’elles de ‘décrocher’ le prince. Parce qu’elle était une beauté. Et elles étaient moches. Sauf que Cendrillon, elle, elle avait un bon fond. Beautiful inside out. […]

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MERCI

MERCI Je n’ai pas trop à dire ces temps-ci. Devant la perte le silence a pris les devants. La perte m’a fait perdre Les mots. Mais j’ai envie de dire merci. Même si je me sens aussi fragile qu’un bout de Kleenex dans le vent. Voilà donc merci… Pour la chance d’avoir une famille merveilleuse […]

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1 My Thank You Notes to 2016*

My Thank You Notes to 2016* *à la Jimmy Fallon   Thank you 2016. Thank you for the crash course in space management/symmetry/picotage. Yes. There was a corner left intact in my heart. Now it’s all pierced like a decent chunk of Swiss cheese. Thank you 2016. Thank you for going the extra mile to […]

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2 The Magical Question

THE MAGICAL QUESTION   I’ve always sucked at math, and found myself my entire life having problems counting to ten before I spoke. I also have difficulties keeping my mouth shut when I hear offensive words, and I often see myself preaching after I hear such a statement. Even if it is not pointed to […]

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Proof that I’m Anti-Social

I’ve always had doubts about being anti-social. Actually ever since I started to have what resembles a semi-opinion and up until today, I’ve always questioned my taste in things. I’ve never really liked what everybody else seemed to like. Which gave me less and less stuff to talk about in social groups. Was it normal? […]

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Requirements to be a Normal Person

Requirements to be a normal person Original title: Requisitos para ser una persona normal Maria considers herself to be a “normal” person. It’s only during an inquisitive job interview that she realizes she has none of the characteristics of the norm; the precise questions of her interviewer make her (sadly) realize that she lacks all […]

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Nostalgia, You Dirty Liar

Nostalgia, you dirty liar “It was better before” … Who hasn’t heard these words accompanied by a sigh and a nostalgic look in the sad, wandering eyes… But… Was it really better before? What an expression, really. Been thinking about it a lot lately. Any type of regret impregnated with pity/self-pity, to me, is infuriating […]

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Like and Dislike

LIKE AND DISLIKE Been out of inspiration lately. Busy Carpe Diemming and trying to find a much-needed sense of purpose in this crazy world we are living in. But I like my blog. And I like writing. And I dislike being out of inspiration. And I want to keep in touch. So here’s a list […]

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