Monthly Archives: June 2013

Daily Prompt: One ringy dingy, Two ringy dingy

Jean-Jacques Russeau lived on years after his own death and is interred in the Panthéon of Paris. Also in the Panthéon, a gent by the name of François-Marie Arouet,  more commonly known by his nom de plume “Voltaire,” are just a couple of philosophes who one won’t, or shouldn’t snub their noses at. Personally, I […]

Can’t We All Fracking Get Along?

Can’t We All Fracking Get Along?. I guess we can. Especially, after we have come to a common definition of the *fraking* word of “fracking!” Get along, ha, ha that is some invention by the *fracking* French philosophers (fracking tongue in fracking cheek).

Daily Post: Romeo and Juliet

I am not a romantic. Kids not old enough to vote. Romeo & Juliet: Scene 1– Take 1: “Oh Romeo, my Romeo!” cries out Juliet “Cut, cut, cut”…says the director, “More drama…more drama, we need more drama.  And,try it with passion: Now, roll”–and the girl says:  “Romeo, my Romeo!” “Yes, Yes,” says the director. FAST […]

Writing: Seven days to get writing again

Seven days to get writing again Do you wish you wrote more regularly? Perhaps you do write regularly, most of the time, but have fallen a little out of that groove. Probably you have many other things to do, and by the time they’re all taken care of, you have little energy left to hunch […]

Daily Prompt: Fear for two please.

Here’s your hat, what’s your hurry. Hang on for the ride. Just deal, you have a long wait. Fear is really pretty healthy and if you don’t feel it, well, that is unhealthy. It is the reaction to that fear and stress and what churns inside that is the kicker. But, you probably didn’t need […]

Dail Propmpt: Never say never– James Bond

….THE END  Procrastination   It is due; Now or Never; Time to Die; and finally, “Never say ‘Never.” It was nearly noon, I looked over at my bike, I could have sworn that it just looked right back. Did it have something to say? I wasn’t quite in the mood to have an ongoing, pointless […]

6/15/13- Daily Prompt: Private island

6/15/13- Daily Prompt Write about an island… No doubt that there are different on top of different on top of different creative writing challenges. I am an island; “every person” is an island is probably one of the more hackneyed of the bunch, but it is true. In 1994, however, I went to “my own” […]

Fishing around

Motivation Sunday: Fish Bowl & the Right Plan There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys, how’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them […]

Writing Challenge: Working is optional

“You really didn’t have to do that,” said the seventy some odd-year old neighbor to the college kid who showed up every once in a while from up the street. His Dad told the kid he might want to go on down and take care of what needed to be done, water the plants, shovel […]

White is Right

GOD save the pig White did; or was it just a pigment of his imagination? “Home free, scot free, finally!” I thought had eluded them, the grammar police, but I wasn’t quite sure. I thought I lost them at the last junction . They been there lurking, in wait. I should have known. It seemed […]