Category Archives: Current Affairs

Life is Beautiful!

I finished my 20th lap in the heated swimming pool and came out, drying my wet hair with a towel. I pressed the button on the remote, and messaged my butler to get me some Beluga Caviar. As I waited, … Continue reading

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Let the Storm Come!

Photo by jplenio at Pixabay.com Dark clouds gathered ominously over the city, threatening to unleash their full fury at a moment’s notice. But this time around, there were no panicked preparations to weather the storm. There was no need. There … Continue reading

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Attack of the Trolls

Photo Prompt courtesy Russell Gayer The Chieftain asked Farmer Jenks, “Are you sure the goat didn’t just wander off?” Farmer Jenks wailed, “The lock was broken, I’m sure it was…” “…The Terrible Trolls from the mountains,” the Chieftain completed his … Continue reading

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The Puff Piece

I looked across at the CEO of Buzzinga, the most exclusive PR Agency in the world, and said in an even, confident tone, “I’ll have you know, Mr. North, that I did not win my three Pulitzers by writing puff … Continue reading

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Starting Over – Part 4

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, started another Finish The Story challenge, this one titled “Starting Over.” Here’s the first part: Ask anyone living today what they would do if they had a time machine, and they would respond with, “stop him … Continue reading

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Errata

Photo Prompt courtesy Douglas M. MacIlroy People are really ungrateful. You create your entire world around them, love them, feed them, treat their smallest wish as your command. But you inadvertently commit the tiniest error, and they crib and cry, … Continue reading

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Proof of the Pudding

Photo by Skeeze at Pixabay.com   I stared at the wolf across the frozen lake as my hand inched towards my gun. Snow in Central Park in mid-July! Who would’ve thunk! Our beloved leader was a genius after all, as … Continue reading

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