Archive for May, 2013

Being a Doctor

Posted on May 23, 2013 3:16 pm under GUEST POST
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Guest post from: Constance Rodgers

When I was a kid I used to dream of being a doctor. I really thought it would be simple enough: get into college, go to med school, go to residency, then become a doctor! Nothing could have been farther from the truth. It turns out I’ve been in school for EIGHT years and I’m just now getting done. I moved to Dallas for my residency and it’s been a tough transition. Read more »

Paws For Thought

Posted on May 19, 2013 4:06 pm under Microfiction
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This isn’t a litter box? (24)

Green eyes? Definitely.
Green thumb? Not really. (48)

Where had Tom gone this time?
That gadabout should be home mowing the lawn. (74)

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 gadabout.

Succinctly Yours Week 113

Posted on May 18, 2013 11:29 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 Sunday, May 19th

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Word of the Week:gadabout

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Mother’s Day Agendas

Posted on May 12, 2013 9:09 pm under Microfiction
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Dad’s Agenda
Help kids make breakfast, watch them play, have dinner at his Mom’s house. He’s no chauvinist!(138)

Mom’s Agenda
Clean kitchen, retrieve naked kids from front lawn, apologize to neighbors and help his mother cook a big meal. Liberation? What’s that? (138)

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 agenda.

Shopping Freedom

Posted on May 11, 2013 11:33 pm under General
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This post brought to you by Sears. All opinions are 100% mine.

I know a few people, who actually enjoy shopping in crowded stores and fighting over the last sale item in their size.  That's never been my style.  Even before disabilities made it difficult to navigate store aisles and dressing rooms, I found shopping excursions frustrating.  When the internet brought us the freedom of online shopping, I was ready to jump on board. I don't need to worry about store hours. I simply shop from the comfort of home at a time that's convenient for me. Not all online stores are created equal, however. Read more »