100 Word Prompt

100 Word Challenge: Wash

It’s laundry day at the House of Roberts and on rare occasions that can mean, “payday.” The menfolk, for whom I will still wash dirty clothes, are negligent in turning tees right-side out, unbuttoning shirts, and emptying pants pockets. In the past I would mention these niceties but it's never made a difference. So… if… Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Wash

100 Word Challenge, Flash Fiction

Your key, sir

“What’s with all the keys?” A basket a filled with hotel keys sat singly atop his dresser like trophies on display. “That’s not all of them,” he said, “Just ones from this month.” Sticking a finger in the pile, I flipped the fobs over to read where he had spent the night. “Do you travel… Continue reading Your key, sir

100 Word Prompt

100 Word Challenge: Save

Growing up, my mother was what people called, “frugal.” Now, she is considered a consummate recycler. She saves things. Not a hoarder sort of saving, she reuses everything she keeps - rinsed and cleaned plastic bags and foil, margarine and whipped topping tubs, bread bags, and twist ties. She’s even kept once-used dryer sheets to… Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Save

100 Word Challenge

Service with a smile

Picking at an upholstery tear in the showroom chair, she fumed over her second trip that day to get her car serviced. “Having fun yet?” her Mister texted. “He’s running a diagnostic making sure it’s right this time,” she vehemently poked her phone keys. She stared at the service bay window angry enough to burn… Continue reading Service with a smile

100 Word Challenge, Flynn, serial

A sharp dressed man

“Are all feline familiars black?” Jodie and Flynn curled up together on a tapestry rug in front of the smoldering fireplace like an yin and yang symbol. Of course not,” he purred. “I’m not entirely black.” Flynn swished his tail, gently touching Jodie’s arm with its white tip. “Do different colors mean anything?” She flicked at… Continue reading A sharp dressed man

100 Word Prompt

100 Word Challenge: Colors

I’ve been keeping a bullet journal for more than a year. I’m not particularly artistic. When it comes to drawing and penmanship, my scribbles are nothing like the works of art I see online and dismally try to emulate. That doesn’t keep me from trying. I have supplies… colored pens, colored fine-tip Sharpies, colored pencils,… Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Colors