Moving back in with my mother, and bringing my pet cat along with me, I had stars in my eyes and hopes that the cats would get along. Most have told me that older cats don’t really put too much energy into territoriality the way the younger ones do, and so I was hoping I […]Read More On The Nature of Pipe Dreams
Here’s the second installment of my 365-Day Writing Challenge, which I started last Monday. Today I bring you a poem entitled “Hyper-space”, which is my take on Sunday’s prompt: “The Rocket-ship: Write about a rocket-ship on it’s way to the moon or a distant galaxy far, far, away.” Now this is not 500 words, like […]Read More Prompt #7: The Rocket Ship
I’ll admit it. I woke up this morning and when I sat down to write a post for AKA.CLouise, I had nothing. In fact, less than no idea on what to write, I just didn’t want to write. I felt empty somehow, like I was missing something, and like I was meant to be somewhere […]Read More Social Isolation and the Mystery of Daily Programming
A couple days ago, Alex and I decided we needed a change of scenery and drove up the Pacific Coast Highway, landing somewhere between the Will Rogers State Beach and Malibu. What followed was a bunch of fun shenanigans in which I said hello to and presumably made friends with an octopus, found and rescued […]Read More Beach Trip: Exploring the Shoreline!
You are probably wondering what the new website’s look is all about. Most of the pages have changed, the layout and color scheme is different, and perhaps it even smells a bit fresh, like rosemary and mint on a summer’s day? I have been doing some soul-searching with how I wanted to progress in this […]Read More “A.K.A. CLouise” – A New Name
I woke up early this morning and lay awake for a while before getting up, listening to the birds and crickets chirping. I wondered – as I finally decided I would get up and “beautify” myself as a mood lifter – whether the day would stay overcast and humid, or whether the sun would come […]Read More Epiphany! No More Pursuing What Ain’t Good for Me
…Humans of course did not create the laws of nature (i.e. gravity), nor did we create trees or birds or air or the ocean.
But we did define them…
…I am a Queen born to birth a society of royals where ‘they’ – in their ignorance – could conceive only of a utopia, enslaved…Read More To Honor the Inner Child.