“You must be a writer,” said the email that Imee just received.  “Hmmm, did this, Jack or somebody,  even pay attention to what I wrote?  My  info was  lifted from the Bible.” She thought.   She was not very impressed, to say the least.  However, out of  charity, she typed in a polite response  to Jack.Continue reading “A LOVE STORY”


I wrote this post following a prompt from Studio30+ which was about, you guessed it, Ugly Sweatpants. 🙂 Studio30+ is a community of writers which I stumbled when I read Jester Queen’s post, ‘Show, Don’t Tell’.   To make a story short, I signed up with Studio30+ and found Jester Queen’s post to be very helpful.  I hadContinue reading “THE AMAZING UGLY SWEATPANTS”


Well, I can almost breathe – I am more than half-way through packing.   Tomorrow, we will be on a plane that will bring us halfway across the world.  I am both excited to visit my birth home and  a little intimidated with having antsy kids in a long flight.  There are so many friendsContinue reading “SLEEPING BEAUTY – A RETELLING”


Cook. Wash Dishes. Wash clothes. Fold clothes. Change diapers. Repeat. Sometimes, it feels like those are all the things she does. How inconsequential. How routine. She will look at herself, her unglamorous self, feel inadequate and descend into a blue funk. Through the blue prism, she sees her friends wearing clothes with names wondering whichContinue reading “BLUE FUNK”


This post continues the story I started for Bloggy Moms and continued in a recent post. THE CAROUSEL – 1 THE CAROUSEL – 2 Thank you for visiting and your comments. 🙂 ___________________________ Abuelo collected a rusty saw hanging from a nail on the wall and went out of the front door where  scraps ofContinue reading “THE CAROUSEL – PART 3”


This post continues THE CAROUSEL.  This is  a response to the challenge posted by SAM for Bloggy Moms Writers’ Workshop for this week – “This week’s prompt is to write what you DON’T know. Add a scene to a work in progress that requires you to do a little research. Write a story from a differentContinue reading “THE CAROUSEL – Part 2”


This piece, a beginning of a story which hopefully, I will be able to continue and finish, was written for Bloggy Moms’ Writers’ Workshop.  The challenge was to  write a response to this picture prompt:  ________________________ Darion straightened up, wiping the sweat pouring down his brow with a grimy arm. He looked up and confirmedContinue reading “THE CAROUSEL”


Once upon an afternoon, in the land of shimmering leaves – and delicate yellow weeds flowers – little caterpillar Munchy napped on his little leaf bed, dreaming caterpillar dreams. He was in fact dreaming that he was munching his own little bed when suddenly, he heard a voice. “Wake up! Wake up, Munchy!” “Ow.  Can’tContinue reading “ONCE IN A BUG-GY DREAM”