100 Word Challenge: Face

I left my house today for the first time in a week. Other than venturing out for the mail or to water my plants, I’ve been Sheltering in Place. Today, I needed milk and tomatoes so with mask neatly covering my nose and mouth, Lysol wipes gripped in my fist and hand sanitizer in my […]

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100 Word Challenge: Six-word story

It’s been a weird spring. No, “weird” doesn’t remotely touch on the definition, even “surreal” doesn’t rise to what has been happening. It’s like we’re living in an intense, dystopian, science fiction movie and we’re all actors or extras. All those books and movies about worldwide health disasters don’t sound so outlandish now, do they? […]

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100 Word Challenge: Distance

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So… how is everyone doing? I mean, how are you really doing? Here at my house, we’re all healthy with plenty of food in the pantry and fridge. We have an adequate (not hoarding level) of paper products and sufficient cleaning supplies. Maybe we were prophetic, but prior to the manic run on grocery stores, […]

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100 Word Challenge: Panic

I’m not sure if I should be in catastrophic panic mode, conspiracy-theory calm, or something in-between. Before, whenever I head the word “pandemic” it was something happening somewhere else, somewhere far away. Even when reports of the Covid-19 virus started moving closer to where I live, I was paying closer attention to the news, but […]

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100 Word Challenge: Fort

Got a lot going on around here lately. Today’s Friday the Thirteenth (hat tip to all you triskaidekaphobics – stay away from ladders, sidewalk cracks and broken mirrors), Saturday is Pi Day (March 14… 3.14.. pi? Do the math), and Sunday is the Ides of March (watch your back!) We just came out of a […]

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100 Word Challenge: Practice

A while back my Mister gifted me with a new iPad. I had asked for one so I could read ebooks, and hopefully cut back on buying hardback books. I was running out of room and money. When I got it, I honestly thought that was all I’d use it for – reading. But, I’ve […]

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