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Joy, Come In!

Sometimes I come across a beautiful passage in a book that so resonates with me, I underline it, bend back the top of the page, slip a bookmark on top of the passage…because in this world of constant images and sights, I want to hold on to it with all my life’s breath. 235 more words

Chirp and Tell

A bird sits at my window,

it chirps, it tells,
a story, untold

like the pages flipping by,
winds, the reason
winds, i know not who hold. 85 more words


A Thing of Beauty No. 1: The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami

Perhaps we shouldn’t judge books by their covers, but there is something more than gratifying about a good book which is also beautifully produced. In this series I want to celebrate books that do this, looking at both the exquisite aesthetics but also the merit of the content beneath the pretty cover. 455 more words


Jasmine Cranberry Cinnamon Rice Pudding

You read it right. Comfort in a bowl.

Sweet, delicious, slightly tart, aromatic comfort in a beautiful bowl. Use your prettiest one for this.

You can easily lighten it up by using 2% or less milk, but why? 163 more words


Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.

Nothing in this world commands more finality than loss, and loss, as sorrowful as it can be, is inevitable. It’s something that beats the sense out of logic, we know that it is going to happen, we know that it’s right around the corner, but we refuse to accept it. 288 more words

A thing of beauty.

Dismissing the fits and misconceptions that exist causing this cognitive dissonance.

Elated at the ways I can portray myself but disappointed at the way the joy aims away from who I really am. 226 more words