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A reminder of Hurricane season

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Just in case anyone has forgotten.  We are quickly approaching Hurricane season.   We’ve had our first dud,  a hurricane named Arthur. I’m expecting Hurricane Nana to be a real monster. Nope, I kid… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : perspective

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If someone told you in May of 2019 that you’d be wearing a mask in a store, using hand sanitizer every time you touched a doorknob, and scrounging for toilet paper, what would… Continue reading

99 word prompt : 100 candles

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May 21, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about 100 candles. What do they light, and why? Think about contrast or symbolism. Are the candles large, small,… Continue reading

A few funnies

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Nope.  I wasn’t going to post anything else today, but when I came upon Earth’s Horrorscope, I had to share: Most of you are in this phase of the lockdown right about now.… Continue reading

Questions

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This week in the infinitesimally miniscule life of a writer — a person with a day job who is owned by 6 dogs and 3 cats… IQ:  One notch above a rock. This… Continue reading

“Saw it”

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Number 11 on yesterday’s post, How to lose more readers said: “Wanna play a game?  If you read all the way through this swill, please add “saw it” to your reply.  I’ll write… Continue reading

How to lose more readers

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Technically, anyone who reads another person’s blog is called a follower. I prefer the word reader.   Did you know that if you exchange the first “r” with the “d” it spells dearer?    If… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : To die(t) for?

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I’m supposed to write something pithy and full of mirth that makes you go, “LOL!”  Hell!  I’ve already lost 3 readers this week. I might as well go for the gold and lose… Continue reading

99 word prompt : absolute danger

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May 14, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that answers the question, “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you are in absolute danger?” Go… Continue reading

When people don’t understand

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There are several things people need to think about during this PLANdemic.  Here’s one:  Why do people wear cloth masks when a cold virus is much smaller than the weave?   This visual might… Continue reading