Endurance is “the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way”, at least that’s what Google says. Personally, I think that endurance is more than that. It is also persistence, being fearless, being brave and never looking back, standing strong while encountering your fears. One of my biggest …
For Weekly Writing challenge at WordPress: Honey vs Vinegar “You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone” – Al Capone Not too long ago I paid my visit to the Mob museum here, in Las Vegas. I should describe it as an interesting … Continue reading World needs more good deeds. Get up and make a difference!
This week I got to experience something new – I was a host for my first guest author – Kay, and now I am a guest author myself! It is exciting, huge learning process of what other people find as a source of their motivation and how do they put words together creating amazing … Continue reading Writer’s hardship and being a guest author
What carries you away and makes you step on a path of creativity, adventure and motivation? What is that spark, splash or maybe a dash of inspiration that keeps you going? Me and Kay from “Suddenly they all died” decided to embark on a journey of exploration to answer the question that always … Continue reading INSPIRATION? Tell me more…
With no disrespect for those who practice law here is my short story for Wednesday write-in at Cake. Short and Sweet. Prompts: fly in the ointment :: suspect :: fairytale :: green :: shame I remember clearly that time when I was still a human: caring, loving… still a child. I could be brought … Continue reading Short story. Dirty lawyer.
Something short (almost too short), motivating and moving for Wednesday write-in here For more postcards from around the world click here Prompts: mistake :: baggage :: curlew :: tear :: shatter When the clock strikes eighteen – it is time to go. No matter what they say, or how it is supposed to be … Continue reading Let’s DO this!
So here it is – orange gold! All done and ready to eat! Enjoy! Here is the recipe – http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/annas-orange-marmalade-recipe.html Here is the story. Continue reading Orange marmalade. Making my grandma proud!
More of a personal essay for this Wednesday write-in. Childhood memories. porcelain :: flex :: shadow :: strawberry jam :: frozen We all have different perception of pride and achievements. At this very point of my life, right at this moment, while my mandarin orange marmalade is boiling down, I know that my grandma … Continue reading Grandma will be proud and that is all that matters!
After quite a long break I am making it back with this simple, easy to read piece. Nothing special at all, but it gets better as soon as you step back on your writing path. Enjoy! http://cakeshortandsweet.wordpress.com/ Prompts murky :: favourite mug :: hasty :: myth :: :: murder Useful habits They say … Continue reading Useful habits. Wednesday write-in.
“No matter where I might be I am thinking of you, therefore I am sending you this postcard” – that’s what the postcard is for me. And I believe for my 22 years long life I have sent over 200 postcards from around the world to dozens of people. How cool is that to be in Europe and receive a postcard from Virgin Islands or Costa Rica?
Two days ago I received a Christmas postcard from my high school fellow and it indeed brought back all the wonderful memories of my gap year journey. It is not only about where do you travel, but mostly how you remember that place. World is a magical place with so many secrets to explore, so keep on going and never stop!
Right now I am stretched between UK and USA, and will remain being in-between for couple of months more. If you would like to receive a postcard from me – with the biggest pleasure I will send a reason to smile to you! Let me know, facebook me (Alisa Sibrova) or let me know by dropping an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Below you will find showcase consisting of postcards from my own collection from the places that I have been to. Enjoy!