Congrats! You’re the owner of a new time machine. The catch? It comes in two models, each traveling one way only: the past OR the future. Which do you choose, and why?
That’s the daily prompt and at first I thought I wouldn’t want to go to either one… but then I realized that I could pick any date and that it didn’t necessarily have to be too far back into the past nor the future. Continue reading
This Daily Prompt made me smile as I got to remember that I was once a first-time visitor in this not-so-small city in central Mexico.
One Sunday afternoon -maybe a couple of weeks after we had settled in- my husband and I wanted to enjoy some well deserved rest from the unpacking and the cleaning and all that moving implies so we decided to go downtown for some sightseeing. Someone had told us that the cathedral was something we couldn’t miss and had pictured ourselves sitting on a bench enjoying the weather, the view and the people.
Individuality is what makes us or breaks us… so the being normal idea is not one of my favorites. However, I sometimes wish I were a needle in a haystack as my individuality is what sometimes gets on the way, especially at work. The place where you don’t find many enjoying anything they do and when they see someone that does, it makes them wonder whether that person is crazy. And that crazy person is me.
I find myself trying to convince those around me that enjoying and making each day matter in a positive way rather than mere breathing is the way to go. My dad, for one, is an individual who gave up some 20 years ago. A lifetime. And there’s, apparently, nothing I can do or say to bring him out of the breathing mode he decided to be in. Though, looking back, I’m not sure he’s ever really enjoyed life. Unlike his dad. Continue reading