100 Word Challenge: Boxes

I may have to change days for this prompt. Too much crazy stuff keeps happening around here on Wednesdays. THIS WEEK… my millennial son moved back home and apparently all the crap he had when he initially left has exponentially multiplied in the three months he’s been away. My house is about to burst at…

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100 Word Challenge (Reboot): Nest

It’s the first Wednesday of February so I thought it was high time I resurrected the 100 Word Challenge. I’ve missed it, and going by the response my announcement got on Facebook, a few other people did too. (I’m counting on youse guys, and you know who you are, to back me on of this…

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Cast in iron

I have two cast iron skillets – one 10-inch and the other 12-inch. The smaller of the two was a gift from my mother when I got married. It wasn’t new when I received it, it was passed on to me. I use one or the other almost daily. Each has a lovely patina, making…

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100 Word Challenge: Control

  My daughter gave me an Amazon Alexa and SmartPlug for Christmas. I have only now figured out how to set up the SmartPlug. I know! I am hopelessly, technologically stunted. Anyway… Now, I can turn on my bedside lamp with my smartphone and by simply asking Alexa for light. My son, Kyle, doesn’t like…

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100 Word Challenge: Dance

My oldest child began the last year of her twenties earlier this month, and she and I had a little adventure to celebrate this week. On Tuesday night, she and I attended a concert together at an outdoor venue with nearly 10,000 of our closest friends. She and I sang at the top of our…

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The long way home

I’ve always known I was adopted. My adoptive parents, Earl and Charlene, were great. There were never any secrets, they told me about my birth parents and answered any questions I had starting when I was very young. I was told they were both killed in a car accident when I was just an infant…

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