Bloganuary Day 20: Favorite Photo

Bloganuary Day 20 prompt: What is your favorite photo you’ve ever taken? I don’t think it’s possible to pick one single favorite of the literally 10s of 1000s of photos I’ve taken over the last 10 years or so. I first ventured into photography with my first DSLR, a Nikon D5100, in 2014 or thereabouts.Continue reading “Bloganuary Day 20: Favorite Photo”

Bloganuary Day 16: Causes

Bloganuary Day 16 Prompt: What’s a cause you are passionate about and why? Freedom of speech. Voltaire is widely attributed as saying, “I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend, to the death, your right to say it.” In this sense, I am a classical liberal in that IContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 16: Causes”

Bloganuary Day 10: Gratitudes

Bloganuary Day 10 Prompt: What are five things you are grateful for today? One: Exercise. I go lap swimming at my local city pool in the morning a couple times a week, I’m signed up for another beginning tennis class that starts tonight, I do yoga at home a couple times a week and I’veContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 10: Gratitudes”

Bloganuary Day 8 Prompt: What do you like the most about your writing?

What I like the most about my writing is two things actually – my character development and my way with language. I’ve really taken it to heart that characters need to be flawed, complex, whole people who face problems and conflict, then go through changes and transformations. I get a lot of inspiration from theContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 8 Prompt: What do you like the most about your writing?”

Bloganuary Day 7: What makes you laugh?

Bloganuary Day 7 prompt: What makes you laugh? What makes me laugh the most is goofy and stupid humor. I am fond of quirky irreverence and people who are the opposite of uptight. I like people who don’t take themselves too seriously; in fact, they don’t take themselves seriously at all, but they still careContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 7: What makes you laugh?”

Bloganuary Day 6: Who is someone that inspires you and why?

I am playing catch-up because it took me awhile to think of this one. I thought of famous people first and quickly discarded them because they were flawed in some way or another. So many people usually end up disappointing me but I still admire something about them; that is, however, because people are complex.Continue reading “Bloganuary Day 6: Who is someone that inspires you and why?”

Bloganuary Day 5: What is something you wish you knew how to do?

Day 5 Prompt: What is something you wish you knew how to do? I wish I knew how to do a lot of things. I wish I spoke at least five languages, Japanese and Russian included; when I was a child I wanted to learn Arabic. I can knit but I’m not an advanced knitter.Continue reading “Bloganuary Day 5: What is something you wish you knew how to do?”

Bloganuary Day 4: What was your favorite toy as a child?

I’ve decided to participate in WordPress’s Bloganuary challenge. I don’t know if I’ll participate every day but I’ll try my best to answer the prompts. Today’s prompt: What was your favorite toy as a child? This is a toss-up between two toys for me. As a child I was obsessed with two things: stuffed animalsContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 4: What was your favorite toy as a child?”