Innocent Victims of Wars

If your day to day responsibilities were taken care of and you could throw yourself completely behind a cause, what would it be?   Peace. And because there is no peace,…

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The illegal name

I already told the story of my name in an earlier post, so I’ll tell you the story of one my sisters’ name. When she was born in Spain, in…

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“The end”

In the comedy “Groundhog Day” Bill Murray experienced the same day again and again, stuck in a time loop until he got the day “right.” What day would you choose…

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Two countries

Are you patriotic? What does being patriotic mean to you? Not an easy question.  I don’t know to which country I belong. Because I was born in Spain and I…

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The exception

Are writing prompts a useful exercise, or do you find them to be too limiting and/or hokey? I find them useful. This blog is full of daily prompts. They inspire…

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There’s nothing you won’t do for money?

Take the third line of the last song you heard, make it your post title, and write for a maximum of 15 minutes. GO! Rigoletto: Cortigiani, vil razza dannata, per…

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No living actors for mom and dad

Cast the movie of your life. The movie of my life? Oh my! what a disaster. But if you insist: I would chose Sandra Bullock as me Jack Nicholson as…

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Little things and spare pictures

Do you consider yourself funny? What role does humor play in your life? Who’s the funniest person you know? I’m not funny at all. A pity. I would like to….

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My little success

What would it take for you to consider yourself a “successful blogger”? Is that something you strive for? I have followers. There are people who read what I write. I…

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