Today was a first for me. I’ve attempted it once before and had a false start.

I had a consultation with a specialist in the field, and will return to see her early next year to complete the process.

What is it, you ask?

Well, at 48, I'll be getting…

Bristled fur, giant paws, long tail, blue eyes...
The snow leopard’s a stunning beauty
When it comes to caring for them, we’ve failed
In our sacred caretaker duty.

Caring for nature is our call
Custodians of the earth
When these cats disappear from the world
Will we finally know their worth…

Wow, it’s a challenge to be an evolving human being, isn’t it?
Working on ourselves — striving for self-improvement —sometimes feels like the road less travelled when we’re on it. It can be a struggle staying on the path.

There are situations in life where I think it would be…

What are your simple pleasures in life?

Here are some of mine, in no particular order:


Birds (yes, yes, completely unsurprising coming from a #birdnerd) — watching them, hearing…

Mary Sayed

Writer | Egyptian Australian | Indophile | Word nerd | Bird nerd

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