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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading “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… Continue reading Epiphany! No More Pursuing What Ain’t Good for Me