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99 word prompt :

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June 10, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a new way to office. Has the office changed? Can we return to normal after big changes or… Continue reading

Why I was kicked out of the senior center

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I live in a small town and work in a building next to the senior center.   At one time, yoga class was at 3:30 on Mondays, and the number of people attending had… Continue reading

Spiraling

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Lately, my brain has been spiraling. It’s caused by a multitude of first-world problems hitting at one time (sort of like breaking all 10 fingernails and you can’t find the clippers because your… Continue reading

Devilish

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We all have our devils whispering into our heart, minds and ears. Or do we? What about that lame explanation — the long awaited “disclosure” from the US government that told us the… Continue reading

Missing cat

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Chilly Coon Kitty is missing.  He’s rarely away from my desk.   I’ve walked around the property, called his name, and…nothing. Not a “goodbye”– or a “why the hell aren’t you feeding me?” swat… Continue reading

99 word prompt : leash

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June 3, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story being leashed. Is it literal or metaphorical? Who or what is leashed. How does it set the tone? Go… Continue reading

Senseless Sarcasm : Marriage

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Once upon a time, when I had more sense, I said: Here’s the perfect way to test the patience of a future spouse:   Husband number 1 would have tried to shoot the… Continue reading

Senseless Weekend Sarcasm : happening

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A lot has happened in the last few days. The least aggregious problem is that I just paid the flood insurance for a year.  The bill was $150  more than it was in… Continue reading

Happy Caturday — summer recreation program edition

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Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
Sign up today! Here are just a few of the activities we have planned: bird watching flower arranging Simon Says cooking music horseback riding karaoke fishing interpretive…

Hindsight

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  We utter, “Why didn’t I see that coming?” Puzzle pieces of our lives assemble without a guide, …or do they? Witness the anger stop as if a page turned to the next… Continue reading