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#atozchallenge: Fear Jail

I missed my Saturday F post for the A to Z Challenge. And now it is monday so I should also be doing my G post. It also happens to be 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups day today today. So I will combine my F post with the 100WCGU, and then do a separate G post. I ... Read More

Just because I have cried wolf …

Today being April 1 … a monday, thus 100 Word Challenge for Adults day … All Fool’s Day to some, April Fool’s day to others but in both cases a day devoted to fools, and me being a master fool, a master of  100WCGU (in my mind anyway) and also a master of long complicated ... Read More

Seeking a miracle

Since I seem to be pretending to be part of the world again for the moment, I figured it was about time I got back in touch with my inner 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups Imp. I have ben neglecting that worthy bit o’ imagination spreading for far too long again. Technically I have been pretty much neglecting EVERYTHING ... Read More

Eye of the beholder

I am tired. This is not new. I doesn’t help that I don’t exercise properly, or that I don’t eat right, or have a regular sleep schedule. But it is more than that. I m tired of living in a blind world; a world that chooses personal comfort over some one else’s suffering; a world that thrives on out of ... Read More

Broken promise?

100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups. Age beyond understanding permeates senses. A world unfolds at an unconscionable rate. Time slows, gets closer to now. Spirits whisper; shapes form. Drums. Drums. Heart matches rhythm. A voice, deep, powerful speaks in a long forgotten language, yet words are understood. “We were once the custodians of this land. ... Read More

A twofer

Last week was a bit out of whack for me. Between the world ending, the holidays, a few days of actual social life, and starting my newest attempt to save the world (which is kind of silly considering the world just ended), I completely missed last week’s 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups. I really wanted to ... Read More

Wrapping trouble

A few years back, I borrowed ‘Twas the night before Christmas, read it, passed it through my own word grinder, and came up with a slightly different version that expressed something I wanted to say. Since then it has become a sort of seasonal habit for me to come up with some version. Technically it started a long time ... Read More

A shepherd's tale

My last few posts have been on the serious to sad side, so it is time for a bit o’ light hearted. Unfortunately due to some unexpected speed bumps on this weeks section of life’s highway, I am a tad late with the current 100 Word Challenge for Grownups. Finally I am at a point to sit down ... Read More

Heinous crime!

Having a bitter taste in my mouth for the last few days as I help my mom deal with the evil that is the American healthcare system, I find the need to switch flavors. I need me some sweet. Once again the obviously prophetic Julia of 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups fame (no doubt she is ... Read More

50+ Shades of Grey (I couldn't resist)

If I had to describe my recent  life as a color, I might actually have to go with grey.  So it somehow seems appropriate that this week’s 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups has the prompt:  …GREY… Being the lover of doom and gloom that I am, this immediately worked for me, resulting in the following ... Read More