Tag Archives: Fun

How I Met your Grandmother

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent After a long, leisurely lunch, I was eyeing the shade of a thick grove of trees, but my plan of stealing a siesta went for a toss as my grandkids immediately surrounded me. “Grandpa,” … Continue reading

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The End

Photo by Felipe Ribeiro at Pexels.com The flood had subsided, but no one was celebrating. I stood on the deck alone, a pariah, for no fault of mine. They blamed me for the ending of the human race. But how … Continue reading

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In a Jam

As I opened the refrigerator door, my wife’s words of warning reverberated in my ears, “No more sweets, or you’ll be in a right royal jam!” But her words soon faded away, and all I could see was a treasure … Continue reading

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The Makeover

Photo from Morguefile My face lit up with pride as I watched Anne write. When I’d found her running cheap scams on Pub Street, she couldn’t even spell her name, let alone being able to write it. But I’d seen … Continue reading

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Braveheart

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent “Are you sure he’s going to come this way?” I asked my best friend. “Absolutely, I have it right from the horse’s mouth,” came the reply. I shifted slightly within the narrow confines of … Continue reading

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Bang for the Buck

Photo by David Reed at Pixabay.com “Mom, can I please go back to my Video Game now?” “Just a few more minutes sweety, keep making those weird sounds and waving your arms.” “But our team needs me.” “So do they … Continue reading

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My Cup Runneth Over

Photo courtesy of Alexis Ortiz The crowd flocked outside the magnificent abbey was looking not towards, but away from the abbey. Their eyes stood wide-open, and they stood transfixed. And the reason for this phenomenon was a sight that was … Continue reading

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A Star is Born

As I reached the edge of the stage, and saw the crowd, I almost ran back. I knew how merciless this seemingly innocent crowd could be. But then, I thought of the adulation that would follow my performance, and my … Continue reading

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Affairs of the State

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz “Do you really HAVE to go?” she asked tearfully. “I don’t want to, but affairs of the State beckon. I’ll be back soon to pick you up, enjoy your time with your family till then,” … 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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