Thursday, January 29, 2009

#148 -- Regrets

Got any? Things you wish you'd done differently? Things you wish you'd said or not said? Things you want to be sure to do and say now so that you don't end up with regrets?

Friday, January 23, 2009

#147 -- Phantoms & Shadows

This week: things and people, times, places, events and how your memory has treated them. Are there people you try to remember more clearly, phantoms you'd like to reach back into the past and take a firm hold of? What do you remember of your early school years? College years? Your grandparents? First pets, first houses, first friends? Do you have a good or poor memory? If you could go back to any particular time/place to recall more vividly what it was like, what would that be?

Friday, January 16, 2009

#146 -- Pilgrimage

This doesn't have to be religious (but it can be). Is there something you'd like, in your lifetime, to go far to see? It can be a quirky personal journey to do with your hobbies or interests, or something very serious, meaningful, and/or spiritual. For example, I'd like to make a mango pilgrimage -- a mango world tour, to try every variety on the planet; I'd also like to go to Finland to visit Moominworld; and to Calcutta to meet the young girl I sponsor. I have a lot more; how about you?

Thursday, January 08, 2009

#145 - Organic

If you read an old definition of 'organic' it seems to have very little to do with how we use the word today. What is your take on 'organic?'

Friday, January 02, 2009

#144 -- for richer or poorer

Twists of fortune, wedding vows, the woes of the economy, dreams of riches. You might write about what it was like being a poor college student, or what you'd do if you won the lottery. Or about what true riches are, or different kinds of poverty: poverty of the spirit, of the imagination, of the pocket. Have you ever encountered true poverty? How about ridiculous wealth? Most of us probably fall in the huge spectrum in between, but if you've had any experiences with the extremes, it might be interesting to write about that.

Happy New Year!