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Drought or Flood?

Just a little house keeping first… Yes, I have updated my blog with a new theme. I hope it didn’t throw you too badly.  I think it’s clean and easy on the eyes.  Let me know what you think of the new look or if there are any glitches when you view it.  Thanks all. […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Abandoned

Monday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Abandoned. Here is my offering: This was not good. His […]

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The End of a Chapter: The Last Bookstore

I’m seriously bummed.  Our local Barnes and Noble is closing at the end of this month, which is just a week away.  It is depressing to go in there now to see dismantled shelves stacked up in the back half of the store.  We have made an effort to stock up on a number of […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Cherish

Monday is (now) when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Cherish. Here is my offering: A beefy armed woman […]

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Shaking Things Up

I have been posting here three times a week for nearly a year, and for half a year before that twice a week. This is post number 180 and I need to scale things back just a little bit. I never expected that writing a blog would be so satisfying, but it has come at […]

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The ‘R’ Word—Is It a Thrilling or Chilling Prospect?

Words. There are some that have a Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde personality. There are those words that entice and frighten us at the same time. Words that are like a bad accident compelling us to look with morbid curiosity and then causes us to turn away when we actually do see more than we bargained for. […]

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Five Sentence Fiction — Purple

Tuesday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Purple. Here is my offering: It was dark beyond belief. […]

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