Archive for June, 2014

Succinctly Yours Week 171

Posted on June 28, 2014 11:10 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 29th

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Word of the Week:object

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Not So Standard

Posted on June 25, 2014 1:41 pm under General
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Most days, I enjoy homeschooling. Miss Muffin does much of her learning through independent reading and activities. When I do need to give a verbal explanation, she is quick to grasp and apply the concepts that she has learned. I like correcting papers and reading her thoughts. What don’t I like? It’s something called Common Core.
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The Grass Is Always Greener

Posted on June 25, 2014 11:49 am under General
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I love springtime in the South. While my northern relatives are still bemoaning the arrival of another snowstorm, southern trees are lush and photographers in NC, TN and a host of southern states are out capturing shots of tulips and daffodils. Read more »

Succinctly Yours Week 170

Posted on June 21, 2014 3:45 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 22nd

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Word of the Week:nibble

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Tough Shoes To Fill

Posted on June 21, 2014 12:55 pm under Microfiction
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Thumbelina prayed for a seismic upheaval to hurl her from the malodorous depths of the boots. (93)

Joe studied his Father’s Day work boots and knew he’d soon be mowing green instead of putting on it. Whatever happened to ties? (127)

Bob claimed he was preserving the tread on his boots, but everyone knew he was just plain lazy. (95)

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 upheaval.