Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Weird weather

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Yesterday, my son advised me that the Atlanta area is experiencing tropical storm conditions. Atlanta?  Really?  What’s next, an Earthquake in Oklahoma? At this very moment — 3 in the morning — one… Continue reading

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June 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features a solstice. What is the era and setting? Use the solstice as a celebration, metaphor, or talking… Continue reading

Writer’s Doldrums

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  Inside the creative mind is a sea of possibilities. I have, at present, hit the red line that has sucked the wind from my sails. Like the belt around Earth 5 degrees… Continue reading

Poetry : An Ode To Friendship

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Finishing Line Press has published my son’s newest book of poetry! I’m trying to convince him to publish a poem on my blog at least once a month. If you’d like to see… Continue reading

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