Myths of The Best Friend | Best Friends Day

And just how likely would that always be? Just how lucky are we to find the one friend?

Experiments | Daily Prompt: To-Do? Done!

Quickly list five things you’d like to change in your life. Now, write a post about a day in your life once all five have been crossed off your to-do list. 1. Get hired by a certain government office for a certain job 2. Travel abroad by myself 3. Finish writing just one of the…

Cherry on Top | A Good Death

“May you have a good death!” I guess, to a great number of us, receiving that wish—despite the best of intentions—would be interpreted as morbid. And practically unheard of! Probably that’s why it would take most by surprise. Who in their right mind wishes people to have a decent demise? Most of us wish people…

Death begs to differ | Daily Prompt: I Believe

For today’s prompt, tell us three things that you believe in your heart to be true. Tell us three things you believe in your heart to be false. What I believe to be true: There’s enough love in world—it just has to find its way to the rest. There’s enough food to feed us all—we…

I Will Weather | Daily Prompt: Walking on the Moon

What giant step did you take where you hoped your leg wouldn’t break? Was it worth it, were you successful in walking on the moon, or did your leg break? Right off the bat: I resigned from my work of seven years. Almost seven years, actually—if I stayed a few more weeks, it really would’ve…

Watching a Robot Confess | Daily Prompt: Clean House

Is there “junk” in your life? What kind? How do you get rid of it? I know how to get rid of it. There are two big sources of the junk in my life. And they have been with me for such a long time that I have become a junkie. Take them away from…

Go on Actual Blind Dates | Daily Prompt: Life After Blogs

Your life without a computer: what does it look like? Lesser contact with friends, that is for sure. My phone contacts are limited to work. And not everyone on that list is a friend. So without the PC—and a decent Internet connection—I’d be terribly disconnected from my friends. But without the PC, work would actually…

I, the Replacement | Daily Prompt: A Mystery Wrapped in an Engima

Tell us something most people probably don’t know about you. I’m not supposed to be here. Decades ago, my parents were set on having only a certain number of kids. And the last one was well on his—or her—way. But that kid decided not to take up the opportunity to star in this show. Didn’t…

Get Lost

No, that’s not a reply to a pick up line. A few friends of mine have a clear idea when I text just to say that I am lost in a bookstore. Bookstores are the candy stores for me. Just the thought of entering one is a thrill. Being in there really makes me giddy—in…