Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

I would never describe myself as a sports fan, but I know a school’s mascot when I see it.  Well, I saw these two side by side at a farmer’s market: University of Memphis Tigers and Mississippi State University Bulldogs. … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

I know this is coming rather late, but I guess it’s better late than never. My entry for the Window Photo Challenge was taken looking through a window to the front entrance of the Ford Center at Ole Miss.  I did … Continue reading

Flash Fiction Fridays: Elevator Ride

It was almost 8:00 a.m. and although I was already within the office premises, I knew I would be late because the walk from the parking lot to my office was a long one.  That day, at least.  And that … Continue reading

Flash Fiction Fridays: The Cake Toppers

Disclaimer: I have never written Flash Fiction before, so let’s just see how this goes. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section.

Cake Toppers

Cake Toppers

The entire bridal train had already danced their way into the reception hall. Everyone was waiting for the two people at the center of the celebration: the bride and her groom. As soon as he spotted them, the DJ changed the music and everyone abandoned their idle chatter to focus on the new Mr. & Mrs. They did not disappoint. Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fried Plantain a.k.a Dodo

Fried Plantain a.k.a Dodo

There are some things that never leave your mind.  I remember going to the Notice Board in school – secondary school – week after week to check out the new “quote” for the week.  This one, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, made a lasting impression as I can still remember it more than a decade later.  That is probably because it is even truer now than it was back then.  If that is even possible. Continue reading