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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100 Word Challenge: D minus

I have a confession…. I eat while I work on my laptop and that means crumbs. What I don’t catch with my food shelf, a silicone keyboard cover captures. That is until it doesn’t. The last time I had to replace the cover was a smidge over two years ago. Perhaps I purchased a more […]

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Best intentions

After November’s NaBloPoMo, I announced grandiose plans to write more, share more personal stories, and continue Works in Progress… ask me how that’s going. In December, I’ve posted once. Of course, I challenged myself during holiday season when I have nothing else to do, like knee surgery rehab. (That’s going very well, thanks for asking). […]

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All the cool kids are doing it

You may have noticed a small notation at the bottom of my recent posts. Something like 4/30. That indicates this particular post is the 4th of 30. That’s right, I’m diving into National Blog Posting Month (more affectionately nicknamed NaBloPoMo), the little Sister of that behemoth writing challenge National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where participants […]

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A cat and a cuppa tea

A big comfy chair and cuppa tea Grandma’s quilt a snug cocoon about my legs Well-loved pen held easy in aging fingers Blank paper thirsty for my bard’s ink Words swirl and spin around my head Fanciful yarns and chilling mysteries Feline companion, most enigmatic of all mysteries Catnip and lemon tea Soft fur to […]

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100 Word Challenge: Pen

I always tell myself when I have an idea for a story that I’ll remember it, that I don’t have to jot it down. I read a word that tantalizes me and I think, I won’t/can’t forget such a delicious word… but I do. I finally began listening more closely to the voices in my […]

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