Succinctly Yours Week 196

Posted on December 20, 2014 12:34 pm under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

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Photo for week beginning Sunday, December 21

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Word of the Week:grumpy

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Cold As Ice

Posted on December 21, 2014 9:11 am under Microfiction
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Their intentions were good, but their off-pitch warbling made the whole town grumpy. Even the heavens pelted them with snowballs. (130)

Frozen nose. Frozen toes.
Let’s go home, Dad.
I suppose.
Just one more house. Won’t that be nice?
‘Twas one too many.
Now they’re ice. (140)

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This week’s word was grumpy.

Succinctly Yours Week 195

Posted on December 13, 2014 11:28 am under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for week beginning Sunday, December 14th

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Word of the Week:urgent

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Detour

Posted on December 13, 2014 9:03 am under Microfiction
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Men! Frosty really should have asked for directions. (53)

They remembered gaining speed as they flew down the icy slope. How they got here was nebulous, but their fate was crystal clear. (131)

Frosty had always been a bit of a risk taker, but he’d never done anything this flaky. (86)

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was nebulous.

May your days be merry and light

Posted on December 9, 2014 9:49 am under General
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So the Christmas season is here again.

In years that have long gone by, it was a far more complicated time.

Black Friday was just a grand finale to shopping that had commenced a couple of months before.

I had purchased Christmas cards in October and already had a couple of stacks ready to be mailed out in December.
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