99 word prompt : graffiti

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://carrotranch.com/2018/12/06/december-6-flash-fiction-challenge/ December 6, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about graffiti. It can be an artist, art or the medium… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR DECEMBER 2018

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PLEASE participate   It’s not like I’m asking you to be the grinch for Christmas.  My husband already took that job.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to DECEMBER… Continue reading

…and the cat wins again

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I pick it up, he knocks it down, my desk is clean, I turn around, there’s cat hair wedged within the keys and claw marks decorate my knees. He chews upon my tortured… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : I really meme it this time…

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Yep.  It’s Sunday…all day.  I’ve just come back from scrabble with my bestest SIL. Most of the time our boards look like this: Other times, like this Yes, we often have a vowel… Continue reading

Today’s rant: Mid-life crisis

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Many times in my blog, I’ve cited one painful fact:  When I turned 25, I was quite mature…for a 13 year old. When I turned 40, I believed I looked 20 and was… Continue reading

99 word prompt : darkness

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November 29, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the phrase “into the dark.” What must a character face? Write about an encounter, journey, relationship, or quest.… Continue reading

Ghostly post

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Most people don’t know there’s a ghost in every house. In MY house, in the middle of the night, their names are… “Get out of my face!” …and “Stop licking me!” BUT when… Continue reading

Senseless OMG-MY-DAUGHTER-IS-A-NORTHERNER Sarcasm : Grits

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This is Oklahoma City, where my son-in-law goes deer hunting with the kids. So here I am, in a mansion-sized house, typing on a laptop that is trying to die.  Why is that… Continue reading

Thankful

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Being thankful — that’s what it’s all about.    I’m thankful for a family who reads my blog …in self-defense. I’m thankful for the people in my life who understand …that I’m not-quite-right.… Continue reading

Random thoughts of an aging traveler.

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Once upon a time, I loved to pack a bag and travel anywhere, any time. I drove through different states, lived in several from 6 months to 7 years at a time and… Continue reading