I don't believe in godsends, angels, karma, fate, or destiny. But sometimes things just fall into place, our luck seems to have no bounds. What do we account for these things? Chance? Coincidence? Perhaps. All I know is that when opportunity knocks, answer the door and be sure you have your makeup on and gas in the car. In other words, be ready to go for it. Do all your homework, prep work, emotional work... lots of work. Hard work. Effort yields results. Dream. Believe. Achieve.
You, As a Cupcake
A surround of symmetry in cake and frosting
and a candied cherry. Some prime baker
sculpted you as you are. The candied cherry
was picked from an ideal bough on an ideal
cherry tree which hung gentle with snow;
the frosting of you would almost be plain,
were it not for the fineness and firmness
of texture that presents you as eminently
edible for days to come. Until the expiration
date comes! The
I was in a breakaway. We had 3 minutes on the chasing peloton. I am a sprinter by nature and do well when races end in them. It is early season and in this particular race, I was strong enough to hang with the attackers on the day's final climb. This was the winning group. These were the strongest riders. I knew most of them and had raced against them before. Five miles before the finish, I was overjoyed, I could taste a podium or win.
I had made the selection and that is sometimes
This is my year, my time to shine. I have never felt so ambitious, focused, determined, powerful, calm, happy, and deserving. This is my second stage—a new beginning. My career prospects have never been better or more rewarding. I've made some wonderful friends and truly feel like I am a part of a community. I love my city—the weather, the people.
By this time next year I'll be so shiny your eyes will burn just looking at me.
Updated Yesterday at 01:20 AM by realitybites
Then it's that.
So very exhausting.