Monthly Archive: August, 2019

Dream sarcasm

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Last night’s dream:  Since I don’t remember the whole thing, I made some stuff up. Imagine, if you would, a harried mother trying to rein in two boys.  They don’t get to see… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Old World

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August 22, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about old world charm. It can be nostalgic or irreverent. You can invent an “old world,” return to migrant… Continue reading

Words to caress #poetry

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  Poetry has to fill me with the song of a forgotten love, a warm scent of ocean, his long goodbye.   Poetry has to touch me, opening a gateway into moments when… Continue reading

99 Word Prompt : well preserved

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August 15, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a sweet jam. It can take you to the kitchen or the smokey room of a back-alley… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Poop for Thought

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This has been a fast-paced weekend.  I had to bleach the floors, clean bedding in bleach, and other housework I’d rather forget. Otherwise, the $266 I gave to the veterinarian for 4 medications… Continue reading

The most overused word

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Once upon a time, I would tell people, “If you can’t get through a sentence without saying you know 10 times, please don’t speak to me!” At least that was 2 words in… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Grate sayings, and other meaningless stuff

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Some days, my brain goes into overdrive.  Today is one of those days.  It is entertaining itself by thinking of things that sound impressive but are absolutely meaningless We have nothing to lose… Continue reading

99 Word Prompt : Poisoned apple

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August 8, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a poisoned apple. Let’s explore dark myth. Deconstruct the original or invent something new. Negotiate the shadows, shed… Continue reading

A day in the life of my cat

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Mom gave me hamburger today.  I wanted tuna.   Humans are dumb! When it was still dark and she was sleeping, I meowed and meowed at mom.  She petted me all over. Why couldn’t… Continue reading

Question and Answer

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Question: If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound? . Answer: What kind of ridiculous question is that? Of course it makes a sound! We’re not the only animals… Continue reading