Category Archive: LIfe

Now and Then

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Now:  Time for a nap. Then: Party, party, party! Now:  Wake up surrounded by dogs and thinking, “They’re so much better than people.” Then: “Who are you, why am I in your bed…wasn’t… Continue reading

Where are the flying cars…?

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  …in the ozone, where our common sense has gone to die. How can the sarcasm fail to flow? I wanted flying cars!  Soaring in the sky at 500 mph, and getting to… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : UTI edition

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  ME:  Why?  Why God the Universe and Everything.  Why give me a UTI at this moment? GUE:  People are dying from pneumonia, dysentery, cancer, stroke, and malaria, and you bother me about… Continue reading

MONDAY

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  I dig the 5-cup coffee maker from it’s resting place on the counter and open the lid.  What do I see? A mold farm. Those little green spots that permeate the grounds… Continue reading

Following your dreams

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Twenty years ago, I travelled through parts of France and Switzerland.  My sister was in Annecy to take a 6 week course in French.  She knew it was my dream to see Switzerland,… Continue reading

99 word prompt : No one’s hometown.

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July 22, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a hometown. It can be your hometown or a fictional one. Who is there? When is it set?… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Prompt : Street

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Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 66: (STREET) in the C rhyme line. If you want to participate, here’s the link:  RONOVAN WRITES  QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA: There are 10… Continue reading

More Senseless 1st World Problems

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I keep breaking my nails.  If you’re thinking this… …you’re wrong. It’s more like this:   I went to the website using this picture, but whatever language it’s written in looks like hieroglyphics… 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

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