‘After the Storm’ – Friday Fictioneers 6/16/17

  AFTER THE STORM “Ouch! Hey, watch where you’re stepping!” “Sorry. I was taking pictures of the moon breaking through.” “What’s the big deal? The moon’s out every night.” “Not bursting through the center of heavy storm clouds. Aren’t you glad that vicious storm’s over?” “That storm destroyed my home and killed my dog. TheContinue reading “‘After the Storm’ – Friday Fictioneers 6/16/17”

Saturday Mix – Lorraine

Lorraine is the challenger for this week’s Saturday Mix. She has offered three possibilities to stir up our writing egos. I was most drawn to the 25-word challenge based on the picture. But you may enjoy the other two as well. So if you like writing and want to stretch yourself a little, take aContinue reading “Saturday Mix – Lorraine”

Cinquain On the Brain

SENTRY Darkness. Black storm clouds roll. Wind-driv’n waves hurled at land. But high on knoll, sentry stands firm: Lighthouse. ~ REWARD You call, And, servant like, I run to do your wish. ‘Twill always be, and all I ask: Your kiss. ~ SECURITY Please take My hand in yours. It’s warm and strong and sure,Continue reading “Cinquain On the Brain”

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wood

A Marquetry picture made for me by my dad. He has always loved working with wood and has created furniture, plaques, toys, pictures, and multitudes of other items.  Some of you will be familiar with Marquetry, but for those who are not, it is artwork created out of pieces of inlaid wood of various kinds.Continue reading “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wood”

Killer Storms Are NOT From God!!!

 (I live in the Heartland of the United States — in the southern third of Illinois to be more exact.  And as most of the nation — probably the world — knows by now, a portion of that area was hit really hard by devastating, killer storms again in the very early morning hours ofContinue reading “Killer Storms Are NOT From God!!!”