SERINA LEWIS ❏ Sitting by the campfire and surrounded by an eager audience, with a glass of whiskey cupped in his hands, my dad would regale us with stories of his boyhood days in Goa. Three generations of family and friends welcomed these tales that ranged from school pranks, teenage flirtations, celebrations of high days and holy days and some that were too good to be true. I look back with nostalgia for those days.
NINA MUNTEANU ❏ It was a cold November day as I wandered the endangered Jackson Creek old-growth forest. Centuries old cedar, pine and hemlock towered above me. The trees creaked and groaned, swaying in a mischievous wind. I sighed with the thought that this ancient forest might soon disappear to the encroaching housing development.
SAVITHRI DUDDU ❏ Satya entered the examination hall. She saw all the students were seated based on their time of entry into the hall and after a little search, she found her place. There was a question paper and answer sheet provided on the table to complete to get certified as a life coach.