Share Your World 2016 – Week 36

Come on, you know you’d like to share some things about yourself. Just hop over to Cee’s place and get the details about how to participate in this project. Question  # 1: List 2 things you have to be happy about. 1. Knowing Jesus Christ personally 2. Having the opportunity to write things that encourage,Continue reading “Share Your World 2016 – Week 36”

‘Beyond The Spider’s Web’ — in response to a photo by Tish Farrell

 Tish Farrell has offered this photo as a prompt for a story, so I took up her challenge.  My story is below the picture. Visit Tish’s site to find out how she came to take the picture. BEYOND THE SPIDER’S WEB Nessa was starting to feel a little chilly. When she’d left the group of picnickers,Continue reading “‘Beyond The Spider’s Web’ — in response to a photo by Tish Farrell”

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star?????

Twinkle, twinkle, little star. No – wait – that isn’t what you are. My first-grade teacher set me wise: That stars are really angel’s  eyes Peeking through holes in pie-crust skies. So many years have come and gone Since that odd day when it was done. When teacher stood before our class And told thatContinue reading “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star?????”

Wordle Writing Challenge 220 – ‘The Letters’

This post is my second foray into the Wordle Writing Challenge, where we are encouraged to write a short story or poem that includes all of the words in a specific box. Each Sunday we receive a new box — the work of Brenda Warren over at “The Sunday Whirl.” So if you’re interested inContinue reading “Wordle Writing Challenge 220 – ‘The Letters’”

Tickle Me Tuesday – Week 8 — ‘Me and My TV’

Join the fun. Make us laugh — or chuckle — or at least snicker. Give us your idea of what turns over the ‘tickle-box.’  It can be a picture, a story, a poem, a joke, a song, anything you’re in the mood for — as long as it’s fit for general audiences. Just post onContinue reading “Tickle Me Tuesday – Week 8 — ‘Me and My TV’”

Lucy’s Wish

My great-niece, Lucy, is 3 years old. She has two older brothers, but she has been wishing, this whole past year, for a little sister. When I was with the family recently, her mother told me how serious she is and how fervent is her wishing. After I returned home, I was still thinking aboutContinue reading “Lucy’s Wish”

Anticipation Is For Grownups

  I recently visited one of my great-nephews to help celebrate his birthday. He turned 7 this week, with all the excitement and expectation that involves. I knew before going that I would barely get into the room before he eagerly grabbed the bag with his gift and started digging into it. And I certainlyContinue reading “Anticipation Is For Grownups”

Story Challenge: A Cow, A Barber, & a Child

  Okay, blogging buddies, I’m in the mood for another story challenge this week. Write me a story (or a poem if you prefer) that includes the following:     A COW   A BARBER ` A CHILD OR CHILDREN (Boys or girls, any age)   Word limit: 500 words or less. Remember that myContinue reading “Story Challenge: A Cow, A Barber, & a Child”

Friday Fictioneers – 5/17/13 — ‘Albert’s Wife’

Photo by Sarah Hall   Albert’s Wife The estate still boasted its artistic iron fence and stone posts, although the grasses were encroaching. Trevor smiled. How the old lady would chastise that gardener. Feisty, courageous old girl! Living alone in the home Albert had built her. Married here on a Sunday, by Tuesday, she’d kissedContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 5/17/13 — ‘Albert’s Wife’”

Friday Fictioneers – 4/19/13 — ‘The Gift’

Friday Fictioneers, that 100-word story challenge, has rolled around again. This week the prompt comes from a lovely photo by Janet Webb. To join the fun visit Rochelle Wiseoff-Fields’ site here: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ The Gift Each morning 8-year-old Aran, his mahogany skin warmed by the sun, trekked to the shore to play with his stash of sea-polishedContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 4/19/13 — ‘The Gift’”