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Succinctly Yours Week 119

Posted on June 29, 2013 2:56 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, June30rh

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Word of the Week:oasis

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Congratulations to Pat, who correctly identified Kodak as the advertiser for last week’s photo. She even knew the year the Kodak camera was made. Impressive!

Pat gets a reward of 10 extra characters this week. Use them wisely, Pat. 😀

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Fiscal Fitness

Posted on June 27, 2013 10:59 pm under General
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Exercise used to be free. As a kid, I jumped rope, climbed trees, played tag and explored the woods behind our house. I grew up and switched to long distance bicycle jaunts and hiking to stay fit. Even with the cost of my three-speed bicycle, exercise was still cheap. Read more »

Deceiving

Posted on June 25, 2013 9:54 am under Microfiction
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With fingers as numb as her smiling lips, the model wished for a smaller camera, even though engineers claimed it was impossible. (129)

Times were tough, but the Joneses kept up appearances. She dressed as a maid and hid his bag lunch in a camera case. (116)

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 numb.

Succinctly Yours Week 118

Posted on June 22, 2013 9:56 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, June 23rd

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Word of the Week:numb

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This is an old advertisement. Can you guess the advertiser? Leave your answer in the comments.



No Drive

Posted on June 20, 2013 4:24 pm under General
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Everyone has their skills. We have our weak spots too. I’ve always been a bit car illiterate. Sure, I know how to drive. After forty years of accident-free driving, auto insurers love me, although the metal fabrication industry may be less than enthusiastic about my record. When it comes to repairs, however, I’m both clueless and unmotivated. In my youth, my dad took care of repairs. When I got married, the torch was passed to my husband. Nothing prepared me for my first venture into a repair shop.

“You need new joints, Ma’am”.

Considering my arthritic knees, I wasn’t in a position to argue, but what did that have to do with my car?
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