Playing in the streets was something I enjoyed doing as a kid. When my neighbor playmates used to dare me to jump a little higher on the jumping rope, I was never one to disappoint. I was ready to take on any challenge then, even if getting a scraped knee was the price I had to pay for it.

Now that I’m an adult, I realize that I’m still up for a good challenge. It brings more life to my otherwise mundane daily existence.

write them down…

When this year started, I’ve been toying with the idea of joining this 500 word-a- day writing challenge. It sounds like a lot, but I know it’s going to help make me a better writer. I joined actually and been writing since day 1… When you keep doing something regularly, you eventually just get more skillful at it. It’s as if you’re firing up some dendrite in your brain’s neural system (yes, I sound as if I know what I’m talking about!), re-igniting an old skill.Continue Reading…