Social media and news in recent times has been filled with hate and negativity. Just as you cannot fight darkness, only light lamps, Hate and Negativity cannot be fought. You need to bring Love and Positivity forward instead. I bring to you the We Are the World Blogfest, along with these fabulous co-hosts: Belinda Witzenhausen, …
I’ve been blogging 26 days in April for the A to Z April Blogging Challenge, and have covered the nonprofit Project Why and some of its heroes. This post will give you the links to all the stories, but here are a few that proved the toughest to write: about a girl whose parents made…
Lost & Found: Valentine’s Edition blog hop hosted by Guilie Castillo-Oriard, Alex J Cavanaugh, Denise Covey, Yolanda Renee, Elizabeth Seckman, and the one and only Arlee Bird. (Be sure to visit all of the hosts for this event. To find the full list of participants visit the list on Tossing It Out or any of the host sites.)
Lost and Found Valentines
Lost and Found Blogfest
This is what they needed: In honor of an upcoming Valentine’s Day, we want you to write about love lost or found. Share the highs and lows that only matters of the heart can bring. As such, our question for this month is just that: “When have you lost or found love?”
I’ve stared at this photo in the past years, and imagined her growing up, growing older, falling in love, getting married, becoming a mother.
But there she sits, a teenager on a sunny afternoon, surrounded by classmates, ‘tiffins’ full of food, steel dinner plates (in the days before the scourge of plastic and thermocol), a skinny street dog behind her and that confident half-smirk-smile she always wore. And there I am, by her side, unknowing that one day, this photograph would be all I would have of her, as I sit at my table, writing.
How long have you been blogging? Have you taken part in any blogfests? Organised them? If yes, have blogfests helped your blog? Do you have many blog friends? Do you share stories with them? Are you signing up for the CHERISHED Blogfest?
If you’re reading this, but don’t have a blog, head over to the discussion on Daily (w)rite’s Facebook Page, where we’re talking about online friendships.