Monthly Archives: July 2018

A Lesson Cast in Stone

“Look at this rock, my son, and learn,” my mother announced in a grave tone, pointing towards the giant head carved out of stone. Photo credit: J I looked at the head with interest. It looked old, actually, not just … Continue reading

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Unfaithfully Yours

Running away together had not been an easy decision, but they didn’t have a choice. His wife had started suspecting them, and their life could be destroyed any day now. But right now, he was waiting for her, alone, with … Continue reading

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The Master Sculptor

The troll king had warned me while commissioning the statue that it had to be in his exact likeness, or he would lose his head, and I, mine. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I think I’ve done a fairly good … Continue reading

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The Alumni Meet

Their faces lit up with animation as they walked towards the marina for their Alumni Meet. PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz “So many people, and only the three of us had to become best friends. What were the odds?” said Kelvin. … Continue reading

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Games People Play

“I WON! I WON!” “You really are way too smart for me, this is the 10th time in a row that you’ve beaten me.” “I’m the smartest person in the world, I’ve been saying it for so long, but nobody … Continue reading

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The Perils of Cycling

Cycling long distances, especially on rough, hilly terrains can be a perilous exercise indeed, as Jean Pierre was discovering to his chagrin. Photo Credit: C.E. Ayr The first major challenge, of course, is the call of nature, and when and … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Love

All I remember is my name- Fannie Hooe. And that I’m looking for my Daddy. Mommy told me that he was a soldier at Fort Wilkins, and I would recognize him if I ever met him. I’ve met so many … Continue reading

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