Monthly Archives: December 2013

Chain Writing Game – Episode 27

This is something called a Chain Writing Game started by Kerrie Ann Salsac. http://new.inlinkz.com/luwpview.php?id=354792 This is my second installment, Chapter 27: “I don’t think I heard you right,” Giuliani’s right hand man replied. “I am asking $25 million for the … Continue reading

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Trifextra – Week 99 – Three Word Resolution

From Trifecta we received the following instructions for the 99th Trifextra prompt: Michael Hess inspired us with his three word New Year’s resolution – just be nice.  We’re asking for your own resolutions in just three words.  Make it count; we’ll be … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 142 – Saving Millicent?

The instructions for Speakeasy 142: Your piece must include the following sentence anywhere: “I don’t think that’s a good idea.” Plus a reference to this media item: ************************************************************************ Months of study was required to document everything they knew about this time. … Continue reading

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Chain Writing Game – Episode 22

This is something called a Chain Writing Game started by Kerrie Ann Salsac. http://new.inlinkz.com/luwpview.php?id=354792 This is my first installment, Chapter 22: “Do you remember a college classmate of yours named Julia Robertson?” “Julia Robertson, I tutored her in Calculus.” According … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo Fiction – 29 December – Virtual Death Versus the Real Thing

Sunday is the beginning of another weekly invitation from Alastair to open our imagination and tell the world what we see in his photo prompt. There is always several rich stories that flow from this interesting photographic offering. If you … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – You’re a Winner!

You’ve just won $1 billion dollars in the local lottery. You do not have to pay tax on your winnings. How will you spend the money? I would do what I do with the blessings God already showers on me … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Joy

This week our Weekly Photo Challenge idea is Joy. Having just completed the Christmas events in North America much of our joy remains fresh and the kind of thing you wish to capture to use in the dreary Winter months … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – Ghosts of December 23rds Past

The December 23rd of the past I write of is December 23rd of 1996. That was the last time my family was whole. We were 84 days into the final 99 days of my younger brother’s short life. Prolonged mysterious … Continue reading

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Two Lights If I’m Home – Friday Fictioneers – 27 December

Welcome back to the addictive fun of Friday Fictioneers! You know the best fiction can be found right here. Led by  Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, we take the photo and weave our magic with prose and poetry to entertain you. All around … Continue reading

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My Greatest Christmas Gifts

NOTE: This is a repost of my Christmas post from last year, but many of the things still resonate true 1 year later. I can remember the feeling of anticipation I had as a child, waiting for Christmas Day to … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 141 – Happiness Lost

The instructions for Speakeasy 141: Your piece must include the following sentence in the last line: “There was nothing left for her to do but walk away.” Plus a reference to this video: ************************************************************************ Julia was ready for the feeling that … Continue reading

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50 States of Pray – From Virginia

I was excited to see this invitation from Mark Koopman, a resident of the 50th state of the USA. I love including my faith when blogging. As you will see if you visit my blog to read the about my … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo Fiction – 22 December – Ornament Selfie

Sunday is the beginning of another weekly invitation from Alastair to open our imagination and tell the world what we see in his photo prompt. There is always several rich stories that flow from this interesting photographic offering. If you … Continue reading

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A Simple Nativity Built From Wood

My teenage son received a simple nativity gift made from wood this week and I thought I would share it here.

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Five Sentence Fiction – Silver

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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