Fibbing Friday (3/27/20)

(After missing the last few Fibbing Fridays for various reasons I'm back at it again.  This one is posted by pensitivity101.  It doesn't appear to have a theme, but I WD-40ed my rusty deceiving skills and answered the questions with all the bad faith I could muster.  Link to original post below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/03/27/fibbing-friday-27th-march-2020/ 1. What … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (3/27/20)

Saul: Halfway Through Season 5

WARNING: SPOILERS So we are now halfway though season 5 of Better Call Saul, the penultimate season. Previously I've made predictions at the beginning of each season, almost all of which would turn out wrong, but I didn't for season 5 because what was going to happen seemed obvious. And at the halfway point, I … Continue reading Saul: Halfway Through Season 5

99 Word Prompt: Tapping

(A 99 word flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch.  Tap has a number of meanings, and I attempted to use as many as I could without it seeming ridiculous.  Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/03/13/march-12-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Got anything new on tap?" "We have a brand stout, I'll pour you one."  The bartender placed a glass under the tap … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Tapping

99 Word Prompt: Open Road

(A 99 word flash fiction short story prompted by Carrot Ranch and inspired by the recent movie El Camino. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/02/28/february-27-flash-fiction-challenge/ "Nothing like the open road," the motorist said to himself as he looked across the earth toned desert expanse. "A chance to leave the city and clear my head." He admired the vistas … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Open Road

A Generous Bus Passenger

Last Thursday evening I bicycled to the Santa Cruz Metro Bus Station to catch a bus out to Soquel to watch a spoken word event.  I arrived five minutes ahead of the scheduled departure, but the bike rack on the front of the bus was already filled to its maximum capacity of three.  I queried … Continue reading A Generous Bus Passenger

Redwood Summer Chapter 16 (repost)

Rewrite of chapter 16 of Redwood Summer, a novel of 1990 San Jose.  In this next to last chapter, the main character visits his best friend under unfavorable circumstances.  They conflicted the last time they saw each other so they have some making up to do.  Link below.  About 1,800 words. via Redwood Summer Chapter … Continue reading Redwood Summer Chapter 16 (repost)

Fibbing Friday (1/31/20)

(More Fibbing Friday mendacity prompted by pensitivity101, the theme of this one appears to be animals and other random things.  As always, I did my best at being dishonest with the answers, and that's the truth.  Link below to original post.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/01/31/fibbing-friday-31st-january/ 1. Why did the boy remain on the burning deck?   To enjoy his … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/31/20)

A Book/Film That Has Changed The Way That You Think (7 Days 7 Posts)

(This is a prompt from the website daysixtyfive.com, day four of seven posts in seven days, subject: a book/film that has changed the way you think.  Link below.) https://daysixtyfive.com/2020/01/25/7-days-7-posts-your-daily-post-topics-starting-27-01-2020/ There are many books and movies that affected me in some way, and some more than others.  Of those that affected me deeply, most I would … Continue reading A Book/Film That Has Changed The Way That You Think (7 Days 7 Posts)

Fibbing Friday (1/24/20)

(More Fibbing Friday, and this one is about cats (last one was about dogs, so equal time).  Though I'm not a good liar, cats are excellent at sneakiness and deception, which helped me write my untruthful answers.  Link to original post below.) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/01/24/fibbing-friday-january-24th-2020/ Why did ancient Egyptians worship cats?   Hypnosis Why is it said that … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/24/20)