A classic song from Sir Elton John starts with this line: It's a little bit funny; this feeling inside. I think it aptly describes my funny feeling now as I type this post, after announcing last week I've knocked out 500 posts since starting my blog four years ago. Despite what I claimed the past … Continue reading Life after 500 posts — feeling stuck or in a sweet spot?!
Today I realize I'm just a week away from clocking my 500th blog post! When I started this blog back in April 2019, I never imagined I'll have the stamina to come this far. Nor did I think I would have enough content to deliver a blog post every single week. Yet here I am, … Continue reading Reflections as I approach my 500th blog post!
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. And no, my blog title doesn't contain a typo. I really am 400 today! Or rather, this is now officially my 400th blog post! By sheer dogged perseverance, I've pushed myself hard to relentlessly churn one post after another since April 2019. My pace doubled in 2020 … Continue reading In the blink of an eye, I’m 400!
Woohoo!! Sweet!!! I made it. My 100th blog post! Unbelievable 100 posts ago... ...Still unbelievable 100 posts later. Never thought I could come this far since April 20th last year, when I uploaded my first blog post ever. So as I was pondering how to make this 100th blog post a memorable one, I did … Continue reading “Happy ‘Blog-Day’ to me, it’s my 100th entry!” – Musing My Milestone as I Mark My 100th blog post
Roald Dahl once said: "A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it." Now is Mr Dahl calling me a fool, a freedom fighter, or a slave to my soul? Or … Continue reading Call Me a Writer or Call Me a Fool – just don’t Call Me By Your Name
Yep, this is it! Most would say this ought to have been the first thing I wrote when I started my blog 14 months ago. Funny then that only after more than a year of blogging, I'm finally doing it today! Now just to be fair to me, I did mention what my blog was … Continue reading This is It! 4 Things that Define My Blog “kelvinsmusings”
"I am a writer. I am a writer. I am a writer." Successful author and writing coach Jeff Goins reminded me that this is the mantra I need to write down every day. As proof that to succeed, it all begins with me spelling it out in no uncertain terms. And believing it. Not an … Continue reading I am a writer. I am a writer. I am a writer.
Gosh, I almost missed my blog's first anniversary! Can't blame me though; it's been a month filled with anniversaries. My wife and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary on the 1st (nope it's no April Fool's joke), and our eldest boy turned 11 on the 8th, inching closer to the potentially tremulous teenage years. In … Continue reading Why I began this – a celebration (and reminder) on my blog’s 1st anniversary
Yes it's true! Since becoming a full-time stay home dad some four months ago, I've started to notice that by the time Thursday comes around, I just wanna bail out! I find myself unable to be around my kids without flying into a rage. Well, okay maybe that's a tad bit exaggerated, but yes it's … Continue reading “Simply” Tuesday now feels like “Surrender” Thursday!