“I” is for Irony

A towering inferno grows out from underneath the cubicles of the modern-style office. The blaze melts the computers on the desks and burns the stacks of pages lying around like a box of gasoline soaked matches. There I stood in the middle of the chaotic scene with my tote bag in tow. I peered out [...]

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“A” is for Attitude

Once upon a time I won a coffee mug from a blog challenge hosted by the writers' club I'm involved in. It was an amazing experience getting to read and interact with other bloggers while blogging from A-Z, and now it's time to try it again. Writers of Kern 2014 “A to Z” Blog Challenge [...]

“G” is for Gray

“G” is for Gray

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z)  Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash. -Louis Aragon We exist in the million [...]

“F” is for Fire

“F” is for Fire

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z)  My eyes are transfixed on the yellows, reds and oranges that paint their warm strokes against the black sky. I continue to watch as the brilliant flames dance and twirl like swifter swaying seaweed in the sea. It’s as if these brilliant colors are alive and quickly moving away [...]

“A” is for Application

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) I submitted my grad school application to groups of faculty and administration at a few schools in state this past year. I spent time double checking and triple checking the checklist of items needed to be submitted for consideration, and eventually mailed them all off at the same time [...]