Tag Archives: Mad

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 Hold-Up

Photo prompt courtesy Dale Rogerson The early-morning tranquility of the café was shattered by the entry of a wild-haired, red-eyed woman, who rushed to the counter, and shouted hysterically, “Give me everything you’ve got!” The shivering man behind the counter … 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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His First Sleepover

PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields Martha and Joseph woke up suddenly, to find their entire home shaking violently. They looked at each other and then cried out together, “The sleepover!” They ran out, only to find their yard looking … Continue reading

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Just Jammin’

Photo by Wal_172619 @ picabay.com The jam stretched on for miles, but there was no honking of horns, no loud grumblings of frustrated drivers or impatient passengers. Everyone was just staring out of their windows, mouths wide open. You would … 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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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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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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