Tag Archive: life

99 word prompt : rock star

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August 1, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rock star. You can feature a central character or write about the feeling like a rock star.… Continue reading

A very strange 2019

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I’m wondering if the events of 2019 are the foothills leading to the mountains of 2020? If so, I think I’ll buy some camping gear, 5 years worth of survival food, and take… Continue reading

Face to Face with mortality

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Dear Mortality, You arrived at my door last week, frantically knocking.  Why can’t you call first for an appointment?  Why do you have to tiptoe past the dogs and then laugh at my… Continue reading

Priceless : A hunger for life

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What is without price?   Honor, integrity, sealing the deal with a handshake,  being good to your word. What comes at a price? Love, faith, children and pets. What is priceless? A peaceful mind,… Continue reading

Can’t sleep — so what else is new?

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I used to read Tarot cards.  And I was good at it.  Then, I stopped reading them for the worst of reasons:  Love. When you give up something because someone you love doesn’t… Continue reading

Father’s Day thoughts

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As a parent of children 43 and 41, I remember what it’s like to be “on-call” 24/7.  As a grandparent, I know that both my children can tell you the same thing:   Parents… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Splash

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June 3, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that makes a big splash. It can be fluid, or you can play with the idiom (to make a… Continue reading

Today

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Today What is today? I wish to live. What is life? Have I conquered? What am I fighting? Have I prevailed? No body, no life. Why do we strive to achieve? For after… Continue reading

Advice…um…

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I would SO love to give good advice.  …but when I do, no one listens. My advice about anxiety is this:  Never say the “A” word in front of someone in a medical… Continue reading

99 word prompt : sisu

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May 2, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about sisu. It’s a Finnish concept of enduring strength, the ability to consistently overcome. Think long-term. Go where the… Continue reading