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Whatcom Writes Honor: A Daughter’s Tale

I am currently overseas visiting my daughter and her family. I came to attend the birth of my 2nd grandson and to help out, and here I’ve been for more than 5 weeks, with one more to go. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Remember the Time… We Jumped, Because We Could?

This post is from two years ago. A friend reminded me of it, and I thought I’d repost. It’s always humbling to re-read something and find the typos you missed; it’s fun to see what you would edit and change. … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: The House My Mother Built

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers– a most addictive weekly flash fiction challenge. Use the photo prompt to write a 100-word story and join this group of Kool Kats, from all over the world! Check out our fearless leader Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog Addicted Purple, … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: The Sound of Silence

Those who know me, rarely associate me with silence. I am not generally a quiet person– in public. Privately, I crave silence. I love the days when Smart Guy and the boys are gone and the house is all mine, … Continue reading

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Remember The Time… We Jumped, Because We Could.

This post is part of the on-going blog hop hosted at The Waiting and Are You Finished Yet. Writers follow the prompt “Remember the time… (new topic each week)”, and share stories from way back when. You can find other … Continue reading

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Picture This…

This post is part of the ongoing blog hop, over at The Waiting. All posts are reflections on earlier times, with an added weekly prompt. I’ve enjoyed participating, as often as I can. Check out the other wonderful stories, here. … Continue reading

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Daily Challenge: Fiction

Note: This is from last week’s Weekly challenge. The prompt provided this photo, and asked for a story of 1,000 words or more, to explain the subject. Life with kids home, and guests got in the way, but I wanted … Continue reading

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