Monthly Archives: June 2015

Mondays Finish the Story – June 29th, 2015 – Sherman Hospitality.

Finish the story begins with:  “The Mayor and the town manager waved as their next victim approached.” The City of Sherman was famous for its hospitality. It was written about in every travel brochure I had read though I had … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Week of 07-01-2015 – Waiting

It was the best place I could think of for our first meeting. Half way between our respective homes. I had always loved Brella Park and had spent many hours there walking its many and varied pathways. I had told … Continue reading

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Journal Monday Prompt #12 – My Life

Today’s prompt: When you were a child, how did you imagine your adult self? Are you living your dream? Did you take a far different road than what you imagined? Or is your life exactly as your youthful self envisioned it … Continue reading

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Wordle #67 “June 29, 2015″ – Bazza.

This week’s words: Cantillate (to chant; intone) Haul Bazaar Purloin (to steal) Foreboding Junk Dwindle Rendezvous Incinerate Fistula (Pathology. a narrow passage or duct formed by disease or injury, as one leading from an abscess to a free surface, or from … Continue reading

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Magpie Tales Sunday, June 28, 2015 – Fluffball

Image: Midsummer Night’s Melancholy by Michael Sowa It was on the way down that Fluffball realised he had used his ninth life the week before. There had been the incident with the Smith’s labra poodle exacerbated by the Alsatian sticking … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #113 “Backpfeifengsicht” – Oh Malformed One

I look at you every day Just once I wish you’d catch the next train, a later bus That you’d sleep in and spare me this horror. But no you haunt me Forever in my sight I see you in … Continue reading

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Scribe’s Cave Picture Prompt #72 = Feelin’ Lucky?

‘G’day mate feelin’ lucky?’ I spun around and looked at the slot machines lining the wall. The centrepiece was, Hungry Cat. The raised paw was inviting. I found a few yen in my pocket and decided to give it a … Continue reading

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SoCS June 27/15 – Some/Sum

Badge by Doobster @ Mindful Digressions This week’s prompt: “some/sum.”  I can’t do any of these sums mum. Oh Johnny. You can do some of them surely. Na. What’s the first one? Six plus four. Just six plus four? Yes. … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale prompt June 26th 2015 A Japanese Fairy Tale to inspire you – The Watchmen

This week’s prompt: write a short story or poem in which curiosity is one of the themes. Curiosity killed the cat. That much was plain to me when I discovered Fluffball dead beside the fern garden. The cat was my … Continue reading

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“Words to Write By” Prompt #11 – Periwinkles

This week’s words: Landfill diversion procession menace countdown skateboard delve brisk periwinkle auctioneer ‘Gather them by the handful,’ she had told them. ‘Make sure you collect an equal amount of blues and purples.’ ‘What ones we don’t want will go … Continue reading

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