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Friday Fictioneers is a weekly Flash Fiction challenge that features writers from all over the world. Use the photo prompt to write a 100-word story and join this group of Kool Kats, led by our talented and generous leader Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Check … Continue reading
I’m late, I’m late… just struggling with my writing. Stuck like mud on boots. If you’re interested in joining the Friday Fictioneers, or you’d like to read the other wonderful stories in the series, check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog Addicted … Continue reading
Note: I’ve been having trouble posting photos to my blog for weeks. I’ve been working on the problem, and think I’ve solved it, but it kept me from posting all week. Our recent trip to Belize demands photos! This is part … Continue reading
A total lack of sleep has lead to extra writing. Two weeks in a row, I’m submitting two stories, and hope you humor my enthusiasm. Perhaps redeeming myself for the very dark story, many of you found troubling, last week. … Continue reading
Talk about one extreme to another! My last post was on the wild and wooly world of New York City, and today it’s the epic beauty of the Pacific NW, and conservation. Keeping you on your toes! As I’ve said … Continue reading
It’s May first, May Day. As a kid, living in a small New England town, May day was always a fun day. Back in school, we still did the Maypole. Yes, I actually grew up dancing around a white pole … Continue reading
Every day I have a moment of magnificence, that stops my mind from spinning— stops the what if’s; the why didn’t I’s; the I’ve got to’s. Quiets the the he said/she said’s, and the what I wish I’d said’s. The … Continue reading
It’s been a time of lots of transition and life changes recently, and some days are harder than others… as many of you have read. That said, I want to thank many of you for the kind words and support … Continue reading
Note: This is part 2 of our amazing trip to Peru. If you haven’t read part one, go back and dot that! Then, join me as I stagger up the Salkantay trail, en route to Machu Picchu. These posts are … Continue reading