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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

This week’s photo challenge asks: “A threshold is a point of entering; that point just before a new beginning — that split-second moment in time, full of anticipation.” Nature provides many thresholds to… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

For this weekly photo challenge, document the movement (or stillness) of a street: tell a story with your snapshot, capture a scene that reveals a bit about a place, or simply show us… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: Zombies

Eric and Vinnie played Zombies among the trees. For Halloween, their mom wanted them to dress as Santa’s helpers. They dressed as Zombies with the make up, clothing and growling. Big Brother Cody… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Papa Loves Mambo

Today’s Daily Prompt is “What sort of music was played in your house when you were growing up? What effect, (if any) did it have on your musical tastes?” My mother was a… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Pour Some Sugar on Me

Today’s Daily Post’s Prompt is to write about, “What is your favorite sweet thing to eat?” and if not into sweets, “Tell us all about your weakness for that certain salty snack.” So… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: The Walk

It wasn’t the yellow brick road, but a wooden bridge. It wasn’t the Emerald City at the other end, but a red pyramid. I was so tired. I just wanted to get away… Continue reading

Weekly Writing Challenge: Golden Years

For this week’s Daily Post’s writing challenge, I’m to explore what age means to me. *** I cried the last night of my 29th year. I was about to turn thirty. I was… Continue reading

Friday fictioneers – Top of the World

It wasn’t the top of the world, just a really large hill. As teens, we went every summer. We didn’t take the easy grassy route up, but the difficult rocky route. One night,… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: Sweet Revienge

“You should have warned me,” Chuck said. “I did,” Mercedes said. “Are you sure?” “Yes. I told you she’d never finish college. All she wanted was a husband and children.” “I don’t know… Continue reading

Friday Fitioneers: Every One Of Them

My favorite Great-Aunt Lucille died. She willed her lamps to me. Every one of them. She was a hoarder. My cousins wanted to trash them. I said no. Not one of them worked.… Continue reading