Monthly Archives: May 2013

Daily Post: Cowardly in the County

Coward of the County” Sometimes you have to fight when you’re a man … Remember the Kenny Roger’s song, “Coward of the County”? “… Promise me, son, not to do the things I’ve done.Walk away from trouble if you can So, now I know –or at least think I understand—what people were busy thinking of […]

Daily Prompt: Wilbur Write

Charlotte’s Dream Charlotte shuffled to the window and sat in her rocking chair. With her tea balanced on the window ledge beside the geranium, she watched her dress blowing in the wind. By Wilbur White Back and forth, back and forth, charlotte could hardly control the motion, the rhythmic swaying of the web that she […]

Hi, Ho, it’s back to writing I go….

Hi, Ho, it’s back to writing I go….. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:auto; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:auto; mso-para-margin-left:.5in; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,”sans-serif”; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} It must […]

Enter the pod

It was bound to happen. One could practically smell them. The pods. Rebirth on a global, an extra-terrestrial even gigantic scale. Something was up, it just seemed sort of fishy, out of place. No, it didn’t smell fishy, it just wasn’t “natural.” I just buried my nose in my paper, after all, that is what […]

Incompatible Roles: Right and Left

Incompatible Roles: Drug Dealer/Teacher PROMPT:  Right and Left   Invent a character who has two personality traits (I went with “roles”) that are completely incompatible, that don’t fit together at all. For example: this character is incredibly messy and is also a total perfectionist. How ‘dya figure; different? Well I can see how you might […]

Daily Prompt: Journey

Daily Prompt: Journey Daily Prompt: Journey Too cool for school. Most humans wouldn’t even believe it; but then again, most humans wouldn’t believe it was too cool for school, either. It was Moscow, USSR a long time ago, or so it seems, under Brezhnev, Andropov, and Chernenko. The dollar/ruble exchange rate was nearly ridiculously low […]

running back again

Freshly Pressed: Friday Favs running away and back again It was 43 years ago this year; I was in Norfolk, Virginia, with Mom and Dad. My bike was red and black, had tassels, a light, and was all tricked out. It was just what every kid in the neighborhood wanted. It was just what I […]

Freshly Pressed Friday Favs: Running away and back again

  Freshly Pressed: Friday Favs running away and back again It was 43 years ago this year; I was in Norfolk, Virginia, with Mom and Dad. My bike was red and black, had tassels, a light, and was all tricked out. It was just what every kid in the neighborhood wanted. It was just what […]

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves –out of this world

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves Mark Coulbourn This week’s three posts all explore a similar topic — being comfortable in one’s own body — yet diverge on that theme in markedly different ways. Being comfortable in one’s own skin is often more difficult than it appears. Sure, it is easy to convince oneself that he or […]

Daily Prompt: Goals …GOOOOOOAL!!

Daily Prompt: Goals When you started your blog, did you set any goals? When I sat down to write this blog today, it got me to thinking, not that I don’t normally think. That or I hire somebody else to do my thinking for me. Don’t get me wrong, often I do much or ALL […]