Archive for July, 2012

Come Together

Posted on July 30, 2012 12:01 am under Music Monday

I’ve been meaning to try the Music Monday meme for several months. Guess I can’t be acused of impetuousness. 😀

Yesterday, I was brousing some drum covers on YouTube and came across one of Cobus performing Come Together. One thing led to another and soon I was listening to The Beatles. There were lots of videos out there, but I particularly liked the photos on this one.

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Stairway To Heaven

Posted on July 29, 2012 12:01 am under Microfiction
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She’d had no fear of death, envisioning a stairway that led straight to heaven. She had never anticipated the “No Entry” sign. (128)

St. Peter hid behind a cloud, chuckling at the stunned faces. Surely one of them would remember that it was April 1st. (121)

A horse lover enjoyed a 5-star meal, then died from shock after learning it was a foliate. (91)

Didn’t get my atrocious misuse of this week’s word? Try reading it out loud.

My video this week couldn’t be anything except Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven.

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 foliate.

Succinctly Yours Week 71

Posted on July 28, 2012 12:33 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, July 30th

Word of the Week:foliate

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This week’s photo was taken at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway. Your stories, however, can be about anything.

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Musical Laptops

Posted on July 28, 2012 12:05 pm under General
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A new laptop is in our future and it can’t happen soon enough. Muffin’s computer still works, but it is just too slow to handle many newer apps. Last year, she had the computer supplied by K12, but that had to be returned at the end of the school year. So we have engaged in a game of musical laptops. Calico and I have ours in the morning, but after Muffin awakes, she hovers over Calico until she relinquishes hers. Calico takes over my laptop as soon as I start my afternoon nap. I’ll get it back sometime in the evening, usually when Calico cooks supper. Calico will retrieve her laptop from Muffin, who hovers until she can reclaim it again. When she’s just playing games, we can let her pout for a bit, but now that school has started, she does need a fair amount of computer time.
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School Days

Posted on July 27, 2012 3:33 pm under Family
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This week held good news and bad news for Miss Muffin. The bad news? School began on Monday. Just when we had begun to wrap our minds around an August starting date, they change it to July. Although our county is earlier than most, many other Tennessee counties will be joining the trend next week. The good news? Fifth graders here attend the middle school. That promotion is a year earlier than expected and one that Muffin happily embraces. No matter that her classroom is still our home. It’s the title that counts!

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