I’m enjoying a relaxing morning at the cafe by the Sea. Salmon salad for lunch. Refusing to let the drama of the week keep me down! (Horrible grammar! Lazy author) Yes, my Government of Canada account was hacked! No idea how. So I will die one day with bad credit—identity theft. “Frankly Scarlet, I don’t … Continue reading The jury is out…
Letter to myself: You had a scary year in 2021. You discovered how fragile and vulnerable you could be... Although you didn’t get the virus, you did experience what it means to have anxiety and panic attacks. You forgave yourself for your inability to focus on your writing and instead you kept telling yourself that … Continue reading Can you forgive me?
I woke up in a rather weird mood today. I couldn't sleep and fell into a deep sleep only at 5 am. I spoke to a friend of mine in India this week and he said everyone's psyche is messed up with the virus. Our emotional and mental equilibrium is out of whack. Himanish and … Continue reading Strange? Or a sign of the times?
A photo-diary of a Creative in Istanbul on New Years Eve I changed my hair color three times this year. Pink, burgundy and now blue! This shot reminds me of an old Flemish painting…. I have no idea why… There is a sense of peace in a city (Istanbul) where the buildings have been around … Continue reading I hope in the end it is a LOVE STORY
I knew I liked to shake up my life, but this year has been amazing! It’s almost 2020, so I’m taking a moment to look back and do the proverbial: how did Lynda do in 2019? But today I’m going one step further, I’m going ALL the way back. How many times can I re-invent … Continue reading How many times can you reinvent yourself?
I LOVE that I am fearless and refuse to live my life the way society dictates. Every morning I find joy in my love of life that has led me to adventures beyond what I ever thought possible. Istanbul 2019 I woke up this morning and hit the yoga mat. I have immense gratitude that at 72 … Continue reading If you play by the rules, you miss all the fun!
If you’re having a hard time with your sense of direction, metaphorically, these Paulo Coelho Quotes can help you understand that perseverance, diligence, and faith in yourself are keys to getting what you want. I love this piece from Paulo Coelho's website: Link is on the bottom for the full posting. Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho was born … Continue reading What you may not know about Paulo Coelho
The Real Me ~ Ecrits Blogophilia Wk 18.12DORIS EMMETT·SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2019 reprinted (with permission) because it's so awesome!! Something happens to my brain when I hear the line “tell me about the real you”. That (not so little at times) voice inside me whispers ...”yes yes go ahead and tell them”--but then the louder … Continue reading The good news is, I’m pretty much who I say I am.
It’s that time of year, again! Happy Mother’s Day! I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in early 2008! After many months at 28% EF, there was no improvement although the shortness of breath and what felt like heart attack seemed under control with meds. The doctors told me at best I’d need … Continue reading I’m Alive!
The words of the Rabbi are riveting and stunningly beautiful in the message he delivers to the world. Please watch the video link for the message it delivers to all of us no matter what faith we practice. An Army veteran, an off-duty Border Patrol officer and an Israeli war veteran are credited with … Continue reading These Are The Heroes Who Chased Off The Poway Synagogue Gunman