Archive for March, 2013

Fear Of Parking

Posted on March 21, 2013 2:08 pm under General
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This post brought to you by The Parking Spot. All opinions are 100% mine.

I once told someone that I didn't like airplane trips and they assumed that I was afraid of flying.  I didn't mind flying and actually enjoyed a couple hours of sitting back, sipping a drink and reading the latest bestseller.  It was the part before takeoff that really got to me.  The inevitable delays and cancellations were particularly frustrating when I needed to reach my destination on time.  Parking, however, was the part I liked the least.

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Cleaning Up – A Crime Trilogy

Posted on March 20, 2013 2:12 pm under Microfiction
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Their first robbery had been successful. Now Madge and Henry struggled to blend in and look natural. (101)

Henry said they needed to launder the cash. Madge thought it looked cleaner than Henry. (88)

They counted the money and dreamed of what it could buy. Madge’s first purchase? New dentures. (97)

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 launder.

Visually Speaking

Posted on March 16, 2013 9:05 pm under General
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I’ll be visiting the eye doctor for my seventh set of eye injections next week. I’d be lying if I said I enjoyed having needles stuck in my eyes or living through two or more days of blurred sight and floating spots after the injections.

I do love the results, however. Each vision test shows improvement, although the results are apparent to me, even without the testing. Impaired vision impacts so many areas of life. Read more »

Succinctly Yours 2nd Anniversary

Posted on March 16, 2013 4:23 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for Monday, March 18th


Word of the Week:launder

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Reduced Expectations

Posted on March 11, 2013 10:52 am under Microfiction
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“Join the Navy and see the world.”
In fairness, the recruiter hadn’t promised he’d see it from a ship deck. (109)

If he had wanted to exacerbate his fear of heights, he could have joined the Air Force. (87)

“A bottle of rum for every man who makes it to the top.”
Previously reluctant sailors scrambled to partake in the exercise. (123)

Here’s the first sailor I ever remember seeing!

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 partake.