Category Archives: Weekly Writing Challenge

1 Million Steps to 2017 – Update #2

It has been over a month since I last took the time to collect the information I have about my long term goal of amassing 1 million steps between October 1st and December 31st. I have showed the math before, … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Comes Home – Yeah Write WWC 151

Today will mark the seventh day since a nearby community awoke to the horror of domestic violence in its worst form. Last Tuesday we found out that a local man entered the home of his in-laws and brutally murdered his … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Threes

Three photos that tell a story. That is what the Weekly Photo Challenge is this week. Other Three posts: Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes | A mom’s blog Weekly Photo Challenge: Three -Mount Fuji | Journeyman Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes | … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – My Funny Valentine

The Weekly Writing Challenge gives a nod to one of the major holidays recognized in the United States, which is any day that generates a tidy sum for the retailers. It is sad that this kind of math drives many … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – 5 FEB 14

The Weekly Writing Challenge is coming at us with a different perspective this week, with the choice of four possible photo prompts as a jumping off origin. For the fourth week in a row I wanted to avoid everything in … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – Lunch Posts

The Weekly Writing Challenge for the week of January 20, 2014 is about what we see during our lunch time moments. Over a ten year period in the 1950s and 1960s Frank O’Hara took notes about the lunch experiences he … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – Gonzo Journalism

The Weekly Writing Challenge for the week of January 13, 2013 is about something called Gonzo Journalism.  Gonzo Journalism differs from typical reporting in that Gonzo journalists renounce claims of objectivity, often place themselves in the story as a first-person narrator, … Continue reading

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My List of Regular Blog Challenges – 3 January -Yeah Write Moonshine Grid

Do you ever take a look at your list of visits to see which blog posts are receiving regular traffic? I do and not surprisingly the one seeing the most clicks now is a post based on Growing Wave petunias. … 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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Weekly Writing Challenge – Collecting Details

The Weekly Writing Challenge asks us to draw inspiration from the unending small details of our life. I pulled mine form the experience of traveling back on an international flight from Belize following a week-long mission trip. THREE GLIMMERS AND … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – Moved By Music

The Weekly Writing Challenge for the week of November 4, 2013 was titled Moved By Music. I am a child of the 1980s and Eighties Music is something I still enjoy listening to today. When any of the songs from … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – Characters That Haunt You

Weekly Writing Challenge – Pick one of the characters that inhabit your brain. Today is that character’s birthday! They’re going to emerge from your head to appear in a new scene on your page or screen. The character I pulled from my … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – 7 October

We are trying to grow a bit in the Weekly Writing Challenge this week. I chose to make a Top Ten list. My subject is the ten television shows I am tuned in to now. Number Ten: Person of Interest … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge – DNA Analysis

Weekly Writing Challenge – DNA Analysis – This week, let’s get a little introspective: who do you see in your face? In your personality? Introspection is a trait I feel that I have always used to inventory myself. You will hear … Continue reading

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