Diary of An Ex KLM Platinum Frequent Flyer

I have once been a Platinum frequent flyer of KLM Dutch airline, which may sound great to some, but to me, it’s a sad reminder of a period when airport lounges were more familiar to me than home. Having said that, I add that I was never afraid of flying. And I’m sure I have […]

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The Journey Is Better Than The Destination 

Kids’ imagination is limitless and takes them to navigate in a wealthy world of possibilities. They don’t know yet what’s not possible, so they invent and discover it. No fear. Education and negative experiences, in equal measure, teach them to surrender and follow the norms of another world – about the size of the universe […]

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Contemplation – Week 2

Desley at Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist runs the challenge Contemplation. This week’s prompt is: What would you attempt if you knew you couldn’t fail?

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Contemplation – Week 1

Desley at Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist just started the challenge Contemplation. This week’s prompt is: What is something important that your parents taught you? There is so much that my parents taught me! Of course they taught me the basic values and morals to guide my behaviors in society, and act with honesty, […]

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Truths that Only Children Speak

Day Twelve: Dark Clouds on the (Virtual) Horizon Today’s Prompt: Write a post inspired by a real-world conversation. We don’t write in a bubble — we write in the world, and what we say is influenced by our experiences. Today, take a cue from something you’ve overheard and write a post inspired by a real-life […]

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The Turkish Bazaar

Day Eleven: Size Matters (In Sentences) Today’s Prompt: Where did you live when you were 12 years old? Which town, city, and country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home? An airstream or an RV? Who lived there with you? Mixing up the lengths of your sentences creates variety […]

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The Best Beef Stew Ever

Day Ten: Happy (Insert Special Occasion Here)! Today’s Prompt: Tell us something about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or that comforted you and has deep roots in your memory. Free free to focus on any aspect of the meal, from the food you ate to […]

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Twisted Fate

Day Nine: Point of View Today’s Prompt: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. We encourage you to give fiction a try, even if […]

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