100 Word Challenge: Write

Odd fact for the day: I still have an active Feed Reader (Feedly). It sits in my laptop dock, staring, judging, begging for attention. I finally opened it today and found, of the sites I have bookmarked there are 90 sources, 35 inactive (no posts for 3+ months) and 8 that are unreachable. Back in…

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Not a fan

“Not a big fan,” I turned away, shrugging through my critique. “What’s not to like?” Hannah danced around to face me, laughing, trying to make me smile. “Seiously? How much time you got?” My sarcasm thick with disdain. “What do you have against him?” Hannah frowned, genuinely bewildered by my scorn. “Again, how much time…

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100 Word Challenge: Fan

I’m stuck at home today with no car. Not that I want to go anywhere, or need to go anywhere, but IF i did want to go somewhere, I can’t… unless I walk, and that ain’t gonna happen. My Mister is driving my car. His car is getting some planned upgrades that may take a…

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Koi meets girl

“So, what’s the skinny?” he’d drawl, his hat dipped low over his eyes. Dating Burt was like living in a hardboiled film noir. A Sam Spade wannabe, Burt threw around words like “copper” and “goon.” He wore a sweat-stained fedora and crumpled khaki trench coat, drank cheap bourbon and smoked unfiltered Camel cigarettes. By “smoked,”…

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100 Word Challenge: Skinny

I have a sick cat. Not mortally sick, but far more than simply annoyingly sick. Issy has a wonky thyroid and we’re having issues getting her hormone levels stabilized. I have to dose her twice a day. Fortunately, since she is a terrible pill taker, there is a compounding pharmacy close by that can make…

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An orderly life

Miss Clementine Fernsby was dressed inappropriately for the sweltering weather in her bespoken Weddington blouse of starched cotton, and ankle-length woolen walking skirt. Her silvery hair sat on top of her head in an orderly, coifed Edwardian bun. She and her secretary, Mabel, a plain and dowdy matron, were taking a stroll around the city’s…

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