Writing Challenge: July 7, 2018 Prompt: What is your ideal life? In my ideal life I am stable. I have a comfortable and well-maintained home. I have a comfortable bed, a decent kitchen, and an office to work in. I have a job I enjoy and that pays for my needs and occasional wants. I … Continue reading Ideal Life
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The Taste of Sunshine
It tastes like a long vacation: tropical mango, and island pineapple, and Margaritas on the beach. It tastes like childhood: water from a garden hose, potato chips, and peanut butter sandwiches. It tastes like satisfaction: salty sweat on tanned skin, a rushed lunch, and a glass of cold beer. It tastes like warmth: golden grains … Continue reading The Taste of Sunshine
I just lost all of my 2018 Writing Challenge prompts and responses due to a file corruption error. I have tried to recover them, but so far I've had no luck. Every recovery I have attempted so far has been unsuccessful- but I'm not giving up yet! In the mean time, I'm starting over! Its … Continue reading Bad News
Bucket List: Adventures
Writing Challenge: May 15, 2018 Prompt: List 7 adventures you want to have before you die 1- I want to travel along Route 66 on one long, extended road trip. No rushing. I want to take my time and enjoy the ride. 2- I want to go camping somewhere so remote that I lost all … Continue reading Bucket List: Adventures
Writing Challenge: May 13, 2018 Prompt: Are you a role model for anyone? When she told me I was her role model I was taken aback. Me? A role model? How? Why? We had been friends since high school, for 8 years now. I am not older, I’m not any more accomplished, I’m not … Continue reading Role Model
I wanted You Back
Writing Challenge: May 9, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by the sentence "I wanted you back". I wanted you back. For years I wanted you- and every time I lost you, I wanted you back. We tried again and again. Every time it ended I swore to myself that it was the last time, … Continue reading I wanted You Back
Writing Challenge: May 5, 2018 Prompt: How do you show your love? I show my love by feeding you. I’ll cook for your or take you out to eat somewhere- anything to see you enjoy a treat. I’ll show my love by spending time with you. My schedule is busy, and I rarely have … Continue reading Showing Love
Do I Miss You?
Writing Challenge: May 3, 2018 Prompt: What is something you miss? I don’t know if I miss you, or us, or how it was, but I do know I miss how it could have been. I miss the idea of us. I miss the dreams. I miss the fantasy. I miss believing that after … Continue reading Do I Miss You?
Writing Challenge: May 1, 2018 Prompt: write about something good from last week Last Saturday I took a day to myself to explore my favorite small-town, down-town, Main street. The little local owned shops appeal to me the way no large, multi-national departments stores can. The sun beat down on the floppy hat I bought … Continue reading Local
Writing Challenge: April 25, 2018 Prompt: Write about a childhood memory. My sister and I shared a pair of skates. Old, beat-up, and no longer white but now a dirty-faded shade of yellow. Sitting on the large, covered deck, we would take our beat-up skates in hand and we would each put one on a … Continue reading Skates