Welcome to IshKishMish.com! :)

Hi all, This awesome day is finally here!! I am now the owner of my very own website, ishkishmish.com!! :DDD I have been wanting to acquire ishkishmish.com for a long time but I had been delaying it as much as possible because I knew it would involve a lot of work. Finally, this weekend I took the time to buy my domain and hosting space and started the migration. Even though I am nowhere near done everything I want to do on my new site, I have at least recreated the basic structure I had on wordpress.com. I cannot begin to imagine…

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Dear me,

Dear me, You have come a long way. I remember you scribbling on small pieces of paper years ago. I also remember you writing about absolutely random things. Things that sounded too boring to be shared. But things that matter to you…. Life is a difficult battle. Every day, we are changing. Every day, we want something new. Dear me, as you type every word with a black screen in front of you, remember that your words matter. That you matter. That if in life you spend a few minutes every day to be yourself, that matters. That even though…

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Scary Cold Winters

In response to Your Personality on the Page One of my biggest fears in life is to be left alone outside in the deep cold and have no home to go to. I can imagine myself wandering in the cold with pounds and pounds of clothing in which I find it really hard to walk. Yet, there is no other option. To be in the middle of the world roaming around like a dot as seen from a far far planet. To be alone in a land of all white to the distance where white meets the sky. The cold…

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Lost and Found

Nothing’s worse than losing love and then having found it again – in that loss. Regret, like a cherry, has a very bitter aftertaste. ——– In response to Third Time’s A Charm

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The Canadian Winds

Every year, Canadians enjoy a very beautiful and warm summer. While going through such a wonderful time however, we do forget about what’s ahead. That is exactly what happened to me today. On any sunny day, a normal person in a normal place would have a wonderful day. Unfortunately, not in Canada. After a whole week of rain and gloominess, I finally saw the sun peeping through the window and got all excited. “What a wonderful day to shop in the other end of the city,” I thought. As I stepped out of the house, the terrorizing preview of what’s…

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To my beloved, Summer

In response to the To Whom It May Concern Writing Assignment Dear Summer, Every year, I wait for you so desperately and when you do arrive, I waste my time getting angry at you for not staying long enough. To lose you so quickly when I love you so much? What the heck! And while I am still getting used to the fact that it’s finally warm, you just abandon me in the middle of cold weather. I have every right to be mad at you. How dare you do this to me every single year? The anger remains… but…

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A house so big for what?

In response to the Size Matters Writing Assignment Assignment: Today, tell us about the home you lived in when you were twelve. For your twist, pay attention to — and vary — your sentence lengths The house I lived in as a child was huge. It was built for 2 joint families and was bigger than anyone’s house at the time. It had one main door which remained open at all times except at night, and 2 more doors which let you in and out of the house. All of these 3 doors were located in different parts of the…

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What exactly is wrong?

In response to the Give and Take Writing Assignment Topic: Write a post based on the contrast between two things — whether people, objects, emotions, places, or something else. Today’s twist: write your post in the form of a dialogue. She: So you never showed up last night. Where were you? He: I didn’t want to go out. I was tired. She: Too tired to even pick up your phone and call? He: I didn’t think my presence was important enough at that event. I mean, you told me like a day before. So why does it matter whether I was there or…

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The Childhood Memories

In response to Happy (Insert Occasion here)! Writing Assignment. Topic for today: Tell us about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or that comforted you and has deep roots in your memory. Today’s twist: Tell the story in your own distinct voice. Here’s some of my favourite foods that I can recall from my childhood: 1) The boiled potato When I was little, I absolutely loved to eat boiled potatoes right after they came out of the pressure cooker. They used to be very hot and steamy and very hard to peel.…

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The Lost Ones

In response to the Point of View Writing Assignment. Scene: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from the perspective of the man, then the woman, and finally the old woman. The Man Today, like the end of each day, we went for a walk in the park. Each day is getting cooler and cooler so we were holding hands very tightly.…

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