Monthly Archives: May 2014

Daily prompt: Sauce for the goose

Daily Prompt A Form of Flattery Write a post about any topic you want, but in the style of an author or a blogger you admire. We’ve done this one before – maybe as a weekly challenge? – and I … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Making a connection with me

Daily Prompt First Sight Whether a person, a pet, an object, or a place, write about something or someone you connected with from the very first second My kids, all four of them…houses I’ve chosen to live in…the town I … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: And would you like the definitive atom with that?

Daily Prompt Worldly Encounters The friendly, English-speaking extraterrestrial you run into outside your house is asking you to recommend the one book, movie, or song that explains what humans are all about. What do you pick? Dear Friendly, English-speaking extraterrestrial … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: They probably wouldn’t get much to eat, but…

Daily Prompt Modern Families If one of your late ancestors were to come back from the dead and join you for dinner, what things about your family would this person find the most shocking? If my grandmother came back for … Continue reading

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Share your world: Week 19

Do you prefer shopping or going to a park? It depends on the shopping… Trips to the supermarket are so uninspiring, the cupboard is likely to be down to the lining paper before I can force myself to go. Buying … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: You might as well save your breath

Daily Prompt Powerful Suggestion What’s the one piece of advice you wish someone had given you a year (or five, or ten…) ago? You can be given all the good advice in the world, but you’re not going to take … Continue reading

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May their consciences haunt them – but I don’t suppose they will…

Life is never fair. I’ve lived long enough to know that this is unquestionably true – but also long enough to know that the inequities in my life are chicken feed in the general scheme of things. But we don’t … Continue reading

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Not perfect, but…

So here we are, it’s Mothers Day. I’m not sure it even existed when I was a kid, but these days, it’s the full commercial hooray hoopla: Show your mum how much you love her with these gold-plated diamond earrings. … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Nightmare on Blog Street

Daily Prompt Just Another Day Our days our organized around numerous small actions we repeat over and over. What’s your favorite daily ritual? I get up in the morning, I go to bed at night. Neither at regular times. In … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Book

These days, I admit without shame that I regard anything the literati recommends with the gravest suspicion. I have reached this point because over the years, it’s been borne in upon me that the literati and I have a very … Continue reading

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