99 Word Prompt: Cooking Show

(Another flash fiction piece prompted by carrotranch. The subject of this prompt is cooking show, of which there are many, but after some thought I finally figured out a way to make it interesting. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/09/09/september-9-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Today we'll be cooking octopus," the chef said to the camera. "The key is to cook it quickly … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Cooking Show

Fibbing Friday (9/10/21)

(I normally don't do two Fibbing Fridays in a row, but when I saw that the prompt for this FF was James Bond, I knew I had to give it a try. This weekly liefest was prompted by pensitivity101, link below. https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/09/10/fibbing-friday-10th-september/ What is usually shaken and not stirred? California 2. Who was Dr. No? … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (9/10/21)

Fibbing Friday (9/3/21) Sunday Edition!

(Okay, so I'm a couple of days late with this Fibbing Friday, but I've been busy, and I didn't see the original post until earlier today. But the Vegas themed questions really stirred my imagination so I knew I was going to have to take a crack at it. Link below.) "As your attorney I … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (9/3/21) Sunday Edition!

Sunset In Seaside, Oregon

Just got back from a trip to Seaside, Oregon and had a wonderful time. So nice to get out of town and go somewhere quieter and less crowded. I could feel the stress dissipate as soon as the airplane landed in Portland, and reduce further during the scenic drive through the evergreens to the coast. … Continue reading Sunset In Seaside, Oregon

Fibbing Friday (8/13/21)

(This particular Fibbing Friday is special because it's the first one I've answered that has fallen on a Friday the 13th. This FF is prompted by pensitivity101, and I hope I did it justice with my superstitiously inspired lies. Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/08/13/fibbing-friday-13th-august-2021/ What does it mean if you have an itchy right palm? Grabbed a … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (8/13/21)

99 Word Prompt: Hometown

(Flash fiction piece prompted by carrot ranch, the theme of this one is hometown, which stirs up lots of memories in most people. Do still live in your hometown? Did you move away? Or maybe you're someone who moved around a lot growing up? My hometown is a big American city, but I focused on … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Hometown

99 Word Prompt: The Old Photograph

(Another Carrot Ranch prompted 99 word flash fiction story. The subject of this prompt is old photographs, which is something that touches most if not all people. They're reminders of our past, our family history, and give our own lives dimension. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/07/01/july-1-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Who are these people?" Father looked at the old photograph. "Remember … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: The Old Photograph

Allman Brothers, 1970

Observing July 4th by listening to The Allman Brothers Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival, a concert album recorded on July 3rd, 1970, a mere twelve days before my very first birthday. One of the best and most soulful jam bands and a pioneer of Southern rock, they don't make them like that anymore. … Continue reading Allman Brothers, 1970

The World Around Us: A Poem

(I don't write poetry nearly as much as I once did, but as I was mulling the dire situation the world is in because of global warming, I felt inspired to express myself in verse. The poem is free verse, a bit formless, and probably lacking in quality, but it was an honest expression if … Continue reading The World Around Us: A Poem