Tickle Me Tuesday – Week 3 — ‘The Way to a Woman’s Heart’

Okay, it’s Tuesday again, folks, and time for “Tickle Me Tuesday.” If you want to play along, just post a funny, light-hearted, or downright hilarious story, poem, picture, joke, or non-fiction piece on your own blog. Hop over here and paste the link to your own post in the “Comments” section on this post (anyContinue reading “Tickle Me Tuesday – Week 3 — ‘The Way to a Woman’s Heart’”

Friday Fictioneers, January 16, 2015 — The Havisham Curse

With a nod of appreciation to the master, Charles Dickens, for the seed I borrowed to grow my story, I offer my contribution to this week’s Friday Fictioneers. Hop over to the host site and find out how to contribute your own 100-word story and take part in the fun. The photo prompt was providedContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers, January 16, 2015 — The Havisham Curse”

Tell Me A Story Saturday Writing Challenge – A Woman Scorned

  Here’s my own story in response to my “Tell Me A Story Saturday” challenge. Just follow the link to learn how to join in the fun. This week we are writing stories of 25 words or less.             A WOMAN SCORNED “Annie!  You’re attending my wedding?!” “I’m the planner.”Continue reading “Tell Me A Story Saturday Writing Challenge – A Woman Scorned”

25-Word Story Challenge: ‘Wedding Plans’

    Here’s my story for the 25-word story challenge.     WEDDING PLANS   “Sorry folks,” Carter said. “Seems my bride eloped with someone else.” He laughed. “She took the car I’d arranged for my own last-minute escape.”   ~~~   To join in the fun, hop over to the challenge itself and getContinue reading “25-Word Story Challenge: ‘Wedding Plans’”

100-Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week # 81 – A Woman Scorned

This week’s prompt: “… the unseasonal weather meant …” Here’s my response: A Woman Scorned The unseasonal weather meant she’d have to dig through the packed-away winter clothes for a coat and gloves. April … and 32º! She hated winter!  Hated weddings!  She’d tried to find an excuse not to go, but no chance. AndContinue reading “100-Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week # 81 – A Woman Scorned”


a poem by Sandra Conner Coming and going, To-ing and fro-ing, Thoughts in a dither, Stomach aquiver … Scurrying, worrying, Phoning, conversing, Weighing last doubts, Last chance to bow out … Checking all pockets, Fastening lockets, Rosebuds and bouquets, Fragrant, sublime haze … Guest in their places, Smiles on the faces, Music on swelling tide,Continue reading “Anticipation”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

I was so touched by this Apache Wedding Blessing when a friend shared it with me.  He is the former president of the Four Winds Intertribal Society, Inc. in the U. S. and travels the country teaching Native American history and culture. I thought it was appropriate for this week’s challenge, since it so accuratelyContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Close”