Archive for March, 2013

Avis Syndrome

Posted on March 31, 2013 12:01 am under Microfiction
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Santa always took first place, but he had elves and a team of flying reindeer. (78)
 

The bad news? His chariot wasn’t motorized.
The good news? His legs would never have cellulite. (96)
 

He double-checked his materials:

Eggs? Check.
Jelly beans? Check.
Chocolate?

Once again, first place would elude his grasp. (127)

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This week’s word was material.

Succinctly Yours Week 106

Posted on March 30, 2013 11:21 am under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for Sunday,March 31st


Word of the Week:material

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A Good Mix

Posted on March 30, 2013 10:05 am under General
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I haven’t climbed any mountains to ask some turbaned guru about the meaning of life and I don’t think there’s a one-size-fits-all answer to the question anyway. I once heard a pastor tell his congregation to find meaning by taking up a new hobby every five years. At first that seemed a bit superficial, but over time I’ve come to appreciate its merit. It’s easy to become set in our ways. A new hobby can stimulate our minds, introduce us to new people and expand our world. It may not be the whole answer, but a good mix of interests beats stagnation and boredom. Read more »

First Impressions

Posted on March 24, 2013 12:01 am under Microfiction
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He’s the touchy-feely type and has a flare for the dramatic. (61)

Bet he’s into digital technology. (33)

Shifty eyes. Probably the black phalange of the family. (56)

I give him a thumbs up. (23)

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This week’s word was dramatic.

Succinctly Yours Week105

Posted on March 23, 2013 4:39 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for Monday, March 25


Word of the Week:dramatic

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