Friday Fictioneers – July 5, 2013 — ‘Merry-Go-Round’

MERRY-GO-ROUND All my life I wanted a merry-go-round. Little more than a big wheel tipped sideways and mounted high enough off the ground to turn freely when pushed. I often passed playgrounds and looked longingly at other children riding – squealing with delight – each taking a turn at pushing. But Mom never let meContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – July 5, 2013 — ‘Merry-Go-Round’”

Friday Fictioneers – 5/3/13 – ‘Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder’

I changed computer systems not long ago, and I realized recently that my system counts ellipses marks and quotation marks as words, so now I have to count my words by hand. Good thing we have a low limit.  (Anybody else out there old enough to remember the old days of journalism when every five lettersContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 5/3/13 – ‘Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder’”

Photo Challenge: Thursday’s Windows — Week 9

I live in a small city that is a little over 100 years old, and I’m glad that several of the business owners have gone to the trouble and expense of refurbishing and restoring so many of our buildings.  I love to look down this street on a quiet day and see the windows inContinue reading “Photo Challenge: Thursday’s Windows — Week 9”