Archive for May, 2012

Succinctly Yours Week 61

Posted on May 18, 2012 11:05 pm under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words.Click For Details

Photo for Monday, Mau 21st


Word of the Week:collide

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A Bridged Tension

Posted on May 16, 2012 1:14 pm under Family
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We’ve uncovered a few more house possibilities, but nothing definite yet. Despite the lack of progress, we’ve been discussing the easiest and most economical way to make the move. Pods sounded great, but they don’t deliver to our new location. A full-service move with professional packing and moving would undoubtedly be the easiest, but far north of our budget. A rental truck is not the easiest, but it appears to be the most economical option.
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The Moving Saga Continues

Posted on May 15, 2012 12:30 pm under General
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Moving preparations continue. This week, Calico and I are focusing on the garage. It has been a thorn in our sides, since the day we moved in.

In Georgia, we had a spacious two car garage with a huge partitioned storage area at the back. It held everything from tools to Christmas decorations. It even kept boxes of photos safe and dry. Our current garage is a converted carport with a perpetually damp odor. It is barely wide enough to hold a car and certainly not intended for storage. Our car has only seen the inside of the garage on a couple occasions, when Calico raced to rearrange all the stuff stored there, in an attempt to avoid damage by hail or high winds. Once the danger has passed, the car goes back out in the yard and the garage reverts to its storage unit status. Faced with the unthinkable possibility of moving all that stuff, we have made a pact to do a ruthless cleaning. Read more »

The Facts Of Life

Posted on May 13, 2012 11:51 am under Microfiction
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A kindly Grandpa returning a lost pacifier? Maybe. Or is he taking it away? That’s where my mind went.

Can you guess how many names there are for a pacifier? Check out this link for an answer.

Losing Stuff
Life ain’t easy, kid. First they take your binky, then your bottle. Just wait until they come for your security blanket. (122)

Sharks Are Rough
This is just a warning. Miss another payment and you’ll never see your treasured pacifier again. (99)

Life is Tough
Think you have it bad? Some kids have to share their binky. (60)

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This week’s word was treasure.

Succinctly Yours Week 60

Posted on May 12, 2012 10:40 am under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

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Photo for Monday, May 14th


Word of the Week:treasure

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