Category Archives: literature

Moon and Sun.

  These are random photos I shot of the moon and sunrises and sunsets. Sunrises with stillness. A fiery glow expands beneath bone-white clouds. Lakes, pools, and puddles become mirrors of the sun’s charming morning light. Earthly smells- soil, flowers and grass release their rejuvenating scents to drift by the noses of those fortunate to […]
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The Thesis Statement.

  The thesis statement is intimidating…at least at first. No, it is still intimidating, but can be a great ally. I want to shed some light on writing the thesis statement and some methods that helped me in understanding what this tool is all about. The thesis statement is different depending on the type of […]
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People Share Tragedy.

“You Suffer, I suffer”(Nhat Hanh). I have returned to the wise words of Thich Nhat Hanh recently, needing to be reminded and inspired about the importance of being apart of something larger than myself and connected to the world as a whole. People have different ways of finding their space and creating their sanctuaries; some […]
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The Dark Elf Trilogy: Book Series Review

The protagonist in The Dark Elf Trilogy, Drizzt Do’urden, is a character whose actions lead him to make critical decisions, such as leaving his home after being betrayed by his people. If one ever wanted to pretend to be a dark elf, he/she can become Drizzt…well except for the sword-wielding, and magical panther conjuring, dark elf he […]
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Belated International Women’s Day!

I meant to have this posted on International Women’s Day, but editing and work prolonged it. Why can’t this holiday be recognized and celebrated every day? The first hero would be my mother. She helped raise me, despite challenges, and she loved me unconditionally. I have learned to appreciate all she did for me even […]
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Appreciation of Solitude: A Solution to Hate and Violence.

What would happen to the hatred and violence in this world if everyone experienced solitude? How could solitude create a world of peace? Suddenly, one day each person awakens alone in her/his own world. Everyone is still there but cannot see each other; each person sees her or his imagined world. Maybe individuals are so used to […]
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