99 Word Prompt: Heard It On The Radio

(Another Flash Fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch. The prompt is about something you heard on the radio. In this visual internet age, the radio doesn't have the popularity it once did, but it still retains its own particular magic. Turn on a switch, spin a dial, and you can hear music that travels across … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Heard It On The Radio

Fibbing Friday (9/4/20)

(Here I go again with more Fibbing Friday shenanigans when I should be doing something more constructive and honest, but this is too much fun. This one is prompted by pcivguy, and the theme is US history. Let's see how accomplished of a liar this history major is. Link below) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/09/04/fibbing-friday-september-4th-2020/ Who was the first … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (9/4/20)

Fibbing Friday (8/28/20)

(Once again I'm filling out another Fibbing Friday questionnaire, this one prompted by pesitivity 101. The theme covers a number of subjects, and I hope I answered them as untruthfully as I could. Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/08/28/fibbing-friday-28th-august/ 1.  What is the difference between a gooseberry and a grape? No one knows where gooseberries come from, or … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (8/28/20)

Fibbing Friday (8/21/20)

(Once again I find myself taking part in another Fibbing Friday exercise in mendacity, this one posted by pcivguy. This one has to do with Harry Potter, and admittedly I've only seen the movies so no doubt I'll answer all the questions wrong. Link below.) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/08/21/fibbing-friday-august-21st-2020/ Why did Harry Potter live with the Dursley’s when … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (8/21/20)

99 Word Prompt: First Flight

(A Carrot Ranch flash fiction challenge. For the theme of first flight I chose a bird I see around town on occasion, the peregrine falcon. For years their numbers declined largely because of the use of DDT. Since the banning of DDT and conservation efforts, the peregrine started making a comeback, of which the falcon … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: First Flight

Fibbing Friday (8/7/20)

(Taking part in another Fibbing Friday, as prompted by pcguyiv. This one is a little different because instead of questions requiring false answers, this one features words requiring false definitions. I like this twist, and it shows that the celebration and promotion of lies can take other forms. Link below to original post below.) https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/08/07/fibbing-friday-august-7th-2020/Continue reading Fibbing Friday (8/7/20)

Fibbing Friday (7/10/20)

(Been a while since I participated in Fibbing Friday, and now feels like the time to give it another go. This prompt is from pcguyiv, and I like the questions for this one. These questions really stirred the inner liar that's trapped inside me under so many layers of boring, sober, dull honesty. Enjoy! Link … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (7/10/20)

99 Word Prompt: Blossom

(This particular Carrot Ranch prompt has special meaning because it relates to the San Jose neighborhood where I grew up. But as you can tell from my story it's a neighborhood that's had several names, has been populated by different peoples, and is far different now than what it was in its agricultural past. Link … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Blossom

Fibbing Friday (4/24/20)

(Once again accepting the invite to be a lying, deceiving scoundrel, courtesy of pesitivity101.  I was busy on some other projects so I wasn't going to take part, until I read the post and ideas were set off in the deceitful part of my mind.  Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/04/24/fibbing-friday-24th-april/ 1. What’s the difference between nuts and … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (4/24/20)

99 Word Prompt: Day Of The Dead

(A 99 word flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch.  Subject: Day of the Dead.) https://carrotranch.com/2019/10/31/october-31-flash-fiction-challenge/ The ancestors made their annual visit during the time between fall and winter to be among the living.  As they commiserated with their living relatives and listened to their prayers, they were dismayed by the destructive tendencies of some … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Day Of The Dead