Curiosity!

P1010243Have you ever felt the need to challenge yourself?  Of course you have felt that way before.  Well, for me, I more than feel to do so, I intend to give a challenge a shot.  Today, I prepare to embark on a new journey, one that will allow me to explore new life’s possibilities.  A great level of curiosity is what I intend to take with me to that new “classroom” of life.

To attempt anything new requires that we utilize a level of curiosity.  As if contradictory to this, the famous adage that “curiosity killed the cat” comes rushing through my mind with a plan to sabotage my new enthusiasm.  Thinking aloud I shout to the top of my voice, – “Oh thief of fear and doubt, get the heck out of here.”  This thief forgets that I am aware of the other adage that “Cats have nine lives”?  It is with this knowledge of “nine-lives” that I am going to press on toward my new challenge.   Continue reading

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New year, New Rule

Growing up in the Caribbean, that famous expression “new year, new rule,” was a must at the start of a new year. I am certain it is still being said by people, though often for fun purposes.
Personally, I have no rule really for the new year, but I find it kind of funny, and figure, since this is my first post for 2012, I might as well use it. So, if you find no real rule in this post, forgive me.

Often another “R” word makes itself ubiquitous during a new year too – “Resolution.” Personally, if you ask me what is my resolution for 2012, I will tell you it is to not make a resolution. So in clearer terms, “My new year’s resolution is no resolution whatsoever.” Continue reading