Archive for January, 2014

Warm Weather Dreams

Posted on January 30, 2014 10:40 am under General
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Whatever happened to those mild southern winters that lured me from my northern roots?

IslandThere certainly has been no sign of them this month, as single-digit temps have prevailed for far too many days.

My new favorite pastime is daydreaming about sunny isles Real estate prices hold no power over my fantasies, so I’ve built my dream house on a private island, maintained by my loyal staff, who rush to do my bidding. Hmm. I think I’ll call them Muffin and Calico! 😀

If She Could Speak

Posted on January 27, 2014 11:56 am under Microfiction
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People hunched over laptops studying their weather widgets.
Fools! One look at the sky would answer your question. (116)

They called her a free spirit.
Why did they associate a permanent foot anchor and a smog-filled locale with freedom? (115)

I lost my balloon! (18)

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 widget.

Not By The Book

Posted on January 27, 2014 10:53 am under General
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Miss Muffin will begin guitar lessons next month. She has a kid size guitar that has seen better days, but we still hear her trying to play it from time to time. It’s the one instrument that she keeps coming back to. Although she learns well on her own and generally prefers this method over verbal instruction, the guitar has been the exception to the rule. Neither videos nor instruction books have worked for her. Calico and I have no idea how to play a guitar, so we’ve decided it’s time to get some help. Read more »

Succinctly Yours Week 149

Posted on January 25, 2014 9:09 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for Sunday, January 26th

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Word of the Week:widget

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Potted

Posted on January 24, 2014 5:20 pm under Microfiction
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It was a familiar sight: a couple of pot heads surrounded by weed. (67)

Some species took millennia to evolve. These had only needed a few seconds and a hefty earthquake. (99)

“Did you see her?”
“Yeah! She’s stacked.”(40)

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 quake.