Category Archives: Daily Prompt

What’s your Poison

Way back in the Stone Ages of the mid to late 1970’s, I slathered myself in the perfume of the day, “Charlie”.  Many junior and high school girls did.  It somehow made us feel more mature, more worldly. Of course, … Continue reading

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Caballo sin Nombre

We have had a very long and hard winter here in the Pacific Northwest.  Since the first week of December we’ve been hit with winter storms about every four days.  Every type of frozen precipitation has fallen from the skies: … Continue reading

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Like A Heart Attack

I have felt an overpowering somberness and seriousness fall over this country that I call home.  The buffoonery that keeps coming out of the nation’s capital each and every day has all but squashed any and all little happinesses that … Continue reading

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Woodstock, Live

A few weeks ago, during one of the many snow storms we’ve had this winter, I heard a loud “WHACK” at the bedroom window.  I walked over, saw little feathers plastered to the pane and knew we just had a … Continue reading

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It’s A Beautiful Thing

When I saw today’s one word prompt I wish I could say that my first thoughts were of the intricate beauty of a Faberge egg, or the ethereal light captured in Monet’s Water Lilies series or the sublime simplicity of … Continue reading

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Someday My Prince Will Come

Too many of us girls have and had been raised on the Disney paradigm of “one day my prince will come” thought when it comes to our place in the greater scheme of things.  Who didn’t wish to be Snow … Continue reading

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Cold Bony Fingers

I don’t know if the snow from last night’s storm is so much clinging to the sides of the trees as much as having been sand blasted on due to the wind.  It was definitely a winter wonderland that we … Continue reading

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The Sun and The Moon

After several days of constant wintery weather with no breaks of sunshine I am deeply missing that big, warm orb in the sky.  The feel of the sun’s rays on my face seems a distance memory from when we were … Continue reading

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No Will No Way

I was trying to make a piece of flash fiction come together about a little boy in a candy shop and the shopkeeper distracted for today’s one word prompt of “tempted”.  Of course real life completely took over and created … Continue reading

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Farewell To The Holidays

via Daily Prompt: Gone It’s all gone.  Well, almost all.  The tree came down the very next day.  Of course it had been a live tree until we cut it down and it was getting quite dry.  Making it go … Continue reading

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