Monthly Archive: December, 2020

Senseless Sarcasm : Waiting

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My brain has returned.  I wish it were still on vacation. After a mental exercise I call, “You’re going to get fired for sure,” I’m up at 4 in the middle of the… Continue reading

Walking history book

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I just read an article about a 74 year old woman earning her degree in anthropology alongside her granddaughter. I’d love to get a master’s degree in my field, but there’s one problem. … Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Starting over

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I wrote a post this morning, but it isn’t funny, so I have to start over.   Again, I’m staring at a blank screen… …and staring. Nothing else to do but look at the… Continue reading

Senseless Sarcasm : Request

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No, I don’t want money.  Yes, a few million $$$ would be nice right now, but it’s not the point of this mostly pointless post. What I want is my brain back.   If… Continue reading

99 word prompt : never dreamed

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December 10, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen. The situation can be fortuitous, funny, or disappointing. Go where the… Continue reading

RONOVAN WRITES : Knock

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Décima  (8 syllables, 10 lines, rhyme pattern: abbaaccddc) Today’s Décima challenge is the word KNOCK.  This word must be one of the A line words. Then the other A line(s) word(s) must rhyme with KNOCK. For instructions about… Continue reading

Vignette’s of life.

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All it takes is a nudge, and a memory is expelled into the world like a cat’s hairball. My dad owned a moving company in the 1950’s (aka one moving truck and anyone… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Life story

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In one of those not-quite-awake moments, who hasn’t thought, “Why don’t I write an autobiography?” After looking at a blank page for a few minutes, I wrote exactly 19 words: I was born,… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Christmas memories

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December 3, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes family traditions. It can be related to any holiday or situation. How does the tradition impact the… Continue reading

RONOVAN WRITES poetry Challenge : Stable.

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This week’s RONOVAN WRITES poetry Challenge. You may, if you wish, make some kind of link between the Haiku Challenge prompt of (GRACE and Slip), and the Décima word STABLE. Décima:  The rhyming pattern is abbaaccddc with… Continue reading