Tag Archives: Twist

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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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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Stranded

  Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I looked at the sinister mist slowly creeping down the empty road, and a strong shiver ran down my spine. Soon, it would envelope me completely, and then, there was absolutely no hope that someone … 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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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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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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