Monthly Archives: July 2019

Dream Destination

Photo by enriquelopezgarre at Pixabay.com “Which way to the beach?” the man asked. I quietly pointed towards the huge crowd milling about on the hot sand. His face lit up, as he ran, and jumped….straight into the middle of the … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

Photo courtesy DC Stultz “Mom…look, a lizard,” Gordon cried out. “Where is it, where is it?” Mom came running out of the home, and ran right out the gate. A shocked Gordon exclaimed, “The lizard is here, Mom, inside!” Mom … Continue reading

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Loony Tunes- Or the Dangers of Processed Food

“You might be a loon,” I shouted at my daughter, “but could you please avoid acting loony for one day?” “But Mommy…” my daughter started off, but I stopped her mid-sentence. “How many times have I told you to keep … Continue reading

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Red Haze

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Pablo watched aghast as the streets of his beloved town ran red. In the chaos and panic, he started wandering aimlessly, trying to look for his Papi and Mami, but they were nowhere to be … Continue reading

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To Catch a Train

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook The train slowed down as it reached the platform, and then suddenly picked up speed again. “Nooooooo…” Iain cried out, as he started running alongside the train desperately. Suddenly, one of the train’s doors opened, … Continue reading

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Tourist Trap

Cenote Cave in the Yukatan by mattiaverga at Pixabay.com “Are you guys having fun?” the tour guide shouted from above. The cacophonous response that followed, gave him his answer. “That’s great,” he yelled back, “because you guys could be stuck down … Continue reading

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How to Crack an Interview

Photo by Arun Sharma on Unsplash Evan was the last one to be called in for the interview. He knocked and entered a stark room, with the interviewer seated behind a simple desk. “Good morning,” Evan greeted him cordially. The interviewer smiled, “It … Continue reading

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Castaway

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Idyllic. If there was one word that could be used to describe this island, it was this. Crystal-clear azure waters for as far as the eye could see, miles upon miles of powdery sand beaches, … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

Michael stood hyperventilating, living his worst nightmare over and over again. The fountain of the town’s newest public installation had suddenly run dry. He was going to lose his job for not protecting the statue, he was sure. “Noooooooo….” Michael … Continue reading

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

Photo by Zoë Pappas at Pexels.com Ed looked at the pen in his hand wistfully. Use it well, and he could become a billionaire. But the cost… Well, a guilty conscience never killed anyone, Ed thought to himself…unlike a pen, … Continue reading

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