Tag Archives: Nonsense

The Summer Carpet

I woke up at the crack of dawn as usual, hungry, grumpy, morose. The extended winter had not been kind to me and my family. The fields were frozen, and nothing could grow on them. All we could do was … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Nate looked at the man playing ball with his dog by the river, and his heart broke with despair. Photo courtesy Wildverbs That dog was magnificent, tall, muscular, shiny coat glistening in the sunlight. Nate looked at Roger sitting next … 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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The Art of the Deal

“Daddy, I did something nice today,” my daughter chirped. “What, baby?” I asked. She squealed, “I ex..ex..exchained my old phone for a new doll.” “Very good baby,” I stuttered, as my face went ashen. Hiding the pink panther in her … Continue reading

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The Sleepy Little Town

He woke up to the view of a glorious morning, sun shining bright and cheerful, with no clouds around to spoil its mood. It was going to be a spectacular day, he just knew it in his bones. But as … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Ribbons…

We stared at the Wishing Tree with wonder. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent So majestic, so magical. I could SEE what great things could be done through its powers. “Cut it down,” I told my foreman, “we’ll use these ribbons … Continue reading

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