Scattered Hope: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle” on...
There were graven images, idols and statues, monoliths and icons, and now drones… (more…) View Post
There’s Uppies, and Then There’s Downey’s
Oops, five sentence fiction? Goggles? How about 15 sentence fiction and make it “Giggles”? (more…) View Post
CHEERS 2!!! Drinks and Justice Shall Be Served -...
Continuing in the spirit of Cheers and you wanna be where everybody knows your name…. I guarantee that after this story, not only will everybody know their names but it will be all over the papers and the net! (more…) View Post
CHEERS (Bar Stories): Thursday's Pre-Fictionaire
Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got. Taking a break from all your worries, sure would help a lot. You wanna be where everybody knows your name. CHEERS! (Lyrics to Cheers by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo) (more…) View Post
Another slice of pie, said I...
Another slice of pie, said I (A Serving Song) The Sunday Whirl on Wednesday I couldn’t resist a second helping of this week’s Sunday Whirl. So this is my version: the Wednesday Whirl. Please indulge me in a moment of silent regurgitation (more…) View Post
You just got to take this for what it is… (more…) View Post
And Now a Word From Our Sponsor (Who Art In...
Naw, corporations have never, not, no way, overstepped their boundaries… (more…) View Post
Down to the Grave: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”
A little Chinese-styled poetic ditty, for your wonton soup or the inside of that fortune cookie (more…) View Post
BABY Bran Cereal - Picture It and Write (or Read...
BABY Bran Cereal – Try it. Its brand-spanking-new. (more…) View Post
New Day - New Festival - New Five Sentence...
New Day – New Festival – New Five Sentence Non-Fiction… (more…) View Post
Our First Date ---------------------------- Five...
I never wanted to bring this up again, but… (more…) View Post
What's Our Job?
The Rapunzel Mansion Tour -------- Friday...
Never believe everything you hear from a tour guide… (more…) View Post
The Measure of Success
There were once great structures in place, set in motion by a government that cared for its people and wanted to help them, and, we believe, set these things into law, in order to protect the average citizen from those in power who cared not about the… View Post
Sailing Ella: Life Slices
As Christopher Cross sang, “Well, it’s not far down to paradise…” (more…) View Post
A Weekend Quickie -------------- Picture It and...
Oh dear, there are some dares you should not take… (more…) View Post
Listen, It’s a Thin Line - The Sunday Whirl...
It’s a thin line between heartbreak and laughter… (more…) View Post
The Senior Center Dances: Five Sentence Fiction
Ginger and Fred still live. That is, Ginger Rodgers and Fred Astaire for you youngsters… (more…) View Post
Going Viral: Life Slices
The following is based on a true story…. (more…) View Post
Operant Conditioning: Libraries, Levers, and Men -...
B. F. Skinner had it right… (more…) View Post
The Time Keeper: Five Sentence Fiction
Sometimes it takes a kid to… (more…) View Post
Christian or Infidel: Terrorist Minds - The Sunday...
A terrorist is a terrorist… (more…) View Post
Marlboro Men (and Women and Teenagers): Nicotine...
Dying for smoke… why? Read on (more…) View Post
Vacant Chairs: Visdare
Some things demand to be remembered… (more…) View Post
Secret Service Men: Friday Fictioneers
There’s a man who leads a life of danger To everyone he meets he stays a stranger With every move he makes another chance he takes Odds are he won’t live to see tomorrow from: SECRET AGENT MAN Johnny Rivers (P.F. Sloan / S. Barri) Friday Fictioneers–… View Post
A Booty Urn Shot: Julia’s Place 100WCGU
A booty shot can be a boo-tiful thing or the end of your earned urn income… (more…) View Post
Thresholds: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”
Where were you when the lights went out? What were you thinking? Are you afraid of your thoughts or the dark? What thresholds can you not cross? (more…) View Post
Today’s Politics: Life Slices
Women want to be raped, women who want to be raped want to be pregnant, no need for rape centers or counseling, planned parenthood can go, too, as well as medical insurance coverage for birth control, and oh yes, let’s just take the vote back from women… View Post
Ex Friends: Five Sentence Fiction
Sometimes a friend is not really a friend - or is a friend to the end… Mu-wa-ha-ha-ha (more…) View Post
From Zed to Alpha: Renewal --- Friday Fictioneers
To Bill and Janet… of bwfiction, bwthoughts, and This, that and the other thing (more…) View Post
The Skull and Butterfl-eye: Picture It and Write
What does it take to be a real pirate? Well, first ye got to have a skull and crossbones…. (more…) View Post
To My Son, William: Five Sentence Fiction
Today a man’s worth is measured by his net and not his words… (more…) View Post
A Project Named Desire: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”
Hot stuff! Stanley Kowalski Rides Again – this time with a laptop and a website… (more…) View Post
A Duck’s Tail: A New Leash on Life (Visdare 14.2)
I’m sure you’ll send me a bill for this one… (more…) View Post
The View from the Bridge: VisDare and Sarah Ann...
Okay, so I got all fla-blund-ged (confused) again (which is not that unusual for me). I saw Sara Ann Hall’s blogabout a bridge which was in response to what I thought was this week’s VisDare, which it was and it wasn’t, and it inspired me to write. And… View Post
Out on a Limb 2 - Or, God Takes His New Children...
Come visit the Garden Museum on a field trip with God…. (more…) View Post
Out on a Limb: Friday Afflictioneers
Who could love a gnarly tree? If you did – would it be called treeson? Would you go out on a limb for a gnarly tree? Important questions to ponder. We think we have some answers… (more…) View Post
To the Only Flame that Matters: Five Sentence...
Awwww…. This is dedicated to my wife, Debbie. (more…) View Post
One Resurrection Day: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”
Rise and shine. A new day. A new promise… (more…) View Post
You Are So Revered: The Friday Fict-revere
Out of work? There’s always the midnight shift…. (more…) View Post
Phlower Power II
Continuing on with a phew more phlower power photos… (more…) View Post
Phlower Phantasy: To Janet from "This, that and...
Janet posts her photography on her website “This, that and the other” and has prompted me to post a few of my own favorites. (more…) View Post
Stirred: The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”
Hangings don’t happen here any more. Maybe. Maybe not so much from trees but in new ways, subtle and not-so-subtle. Like lack of access to good housing, education, minimum wages, high taxes and the high cost of living, inability to get mortgages, the… View Post
Monday Madness: VisDare 12
I can wait. No I can’t. Yes, I can. No, I can’t… (more…) View Post
The Phantom Robot: Phantom Phriday Phictioneer
I am a fan, he’s a fan, she’s a fan – wouldn’t you like to be a fan-tom, too? Phriday Phictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields has posted a phantom pic to write a phantom 100 word story – if you’re phantom-tastic. This week it’s: Phantom Humor pic by… View Post
They Call Me Anna: Friday Fictioneers
Amen, Hallelujah, Praise God…. Here comes a true horse’s tale (more…) View Post
To Be Able to Read For Days Would Be Paradise:...
I got started reading and fell behind on my writing (ha!) (more…) View Post
Take the Train to Change Street: Sunday Whirl...
Ask not which train will come for you, ask only which stop it is upon which you will depart…. (more…) View Post
A Visit to the Tonight Studio: Friday Fictioneers
Memories linger like the scent of her perfume or the touch of the pillow that she never shared with me because it was her favorite… (more…) View Post