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Tale Weaver #195 – Dance – 1st November – The Last Dance.

Dad had announced the day of reckoning had arrived. It was to be the chicken’s last march to the wood-heap. Easter was upon us, and Sunday lunch loomed high on our list of expectations. There was an air of resignation … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 59

CHALLENGE “So, you think money is at the root of all evil …..” In a far corner of the betting shop sits the man down on his luck and all but out of cash. It’s time for the last race, … Continue reading

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Finish the Story #15

The Funniest Vacation Ever! Alan spent the winter of ’86 thinking about all the road trips he was subjected to as a child in the old family station wagon. His two children had never experienced hours filled with playing I-spy … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS – Family

Today’s prompt is:  Your family dynamics growing up. I am the second child of four. My older brother is five years older than me, and for the most part growing up, I was his irritating little brother. At times I … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 55

On a Sunday afternoon, she expected to be able to sit and ruminate about the past week and plan a few activities for the coming week. But when the phone rang and she heard her brother in tears begging for … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words #32 – Darcy and Dolores

Image: The Jolly Flatboatmen, George Caleb Bingham, 1846. National Gallery of Art. They hadn’t always been a jolly bunch. Flatboatmen were of a particular breed. They worked hard, it wasn’t easy maneuvering a flatboat across the water as tides and … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – One Place to Another – Going Back Home

She had said she would accompany me back to the place I last saw him. It wasn’t going to be easy as we’d left each other on such unpleasant terms. But relatives are relatives she told more than once, we … Continue reading

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