Tag Archives: Writing

Preludes: The Zen Garden

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 When I was a little girl I saw my first tea garden. I was charmed by the teahouse and the Zen rock garden. I visited there often and always found … Continue reading

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Preludes: Our Okiya

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 The hanamachi was the oldest of all the flower towns and our okiya was the largest. We had five geisha and many apprentices. The teahouse was open each day and we performed … Continue reading

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Preludes: My Onesans

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I studied diligently as apprentice geisha despite my onesan’s absences. My big sister couldn’t get along with other geisha sisters. I was saddened when my onesan left one day. And I … Continue reading

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Some Change Is Good

Domain Name: yordiesands.com If you are reading this post you may not have noticed that the domain name is now yordiesands.com, even though your link might still say yordiesands.wordpress.com. I’ve been planning to make this change for a long time but now … Continue reading

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Yordie Sands

A number of friends and acquaintances have counseled me in various ways since my decision to say goodbye on Saturday. They’ve made me aware that Yordie Sands of Second Life may be one thing, but Yordie Sands the blogger & writer … Continue reading

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Writing vs. Blogging

Oh how I hate to write. Writing is hard. I can blog a post in less than an hour, even with pictures, even with some thought. But writing in a manner that people will find things laid out orderly, modestly … Continue reading

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Yordie Sands @ iRez.me

Ok, ok, ok… things are moving very fast at iRez.me and in a good way. Vanessa has have to take down individual author tabs because we are adding a lot of new authors, even Strawberry Singh. So, you just have … Continue reading

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