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She swam only on the surface of herself; any deeper and she may drown.



She relied on the ambition Mala swinging from her neck to provide the creativity, the laptop to take down the words, the environment to instill inspiration. 18 more words


Refurbishing an Vintage Picnic Basket

Hello dear blogging friends! I hope that you enjoyed your 4th of July weekend. Some of us celebrate the 4th as the birthday of our nation and those from other countries celebrate it as being another great weekend! 626 more words

French Nordic Design

Day 7 - White Slanted Planks

White, wooden planks of slanted wood towering over my head.
My breath is taken, I am aghast by the threat of solidity,
for who promises my mind does not belong in the prison I am in? 503 more words

Writing Challenge

Day 6 - A Thief of Innocence

She stood there, in the midst of night, under the tree that had not bloomed for decades.
Her heart was pounding in angst and fear, for the promise of his return at the set of the sun was long broken, days ago. 407 more words

Writing Challenge

What's This?

“What’s This?” he asked suspiciously.  She always wants to push something new at me lately.

“Just something different for a change.  Taste it.”  Why does he question everything I try to do.  498 more words


Interesting social science experiments

In the previous post, I was talking about some of the difficulties researchers face when measuring tolerance.  When trying to measure variables that are not directly observable (for example tolerance, corruption, quality of life, happiness and so on), scholars have to use their ingenuity and divide the abstract variable into smaller, observable, fractions that will eventually complete the puzzle. 1,110 more words