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JustJotJanuary Blog Challenge

Linda G. Hill of Life in Progress is offering the JustJotJanuary Blog Challenge this month. I was just the Guest Host for two days and it was great fun. To all the bloggers out there, check it out! You can join at

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One-Liner Wednesday

  “Most everything you think you know about me is nothing more than memories.” ― Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase

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Life With a Warning Label

  Have you ever noticed that everything you do and every aspect of your life seems to have some sort of warning attached to it? There seems to be something hazardous about everything we do and someone seems inclined to

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Betsy’s Seizure

A few days ago, some of you know that my little dog, Betsy, had a Grand Mal seizure. She is four years old. She had never had a seizure before. She had never been ill before. It was totally out

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#weekendcoffeeshare – 12/31/2016

Good morning and Happy New Year! Please come in and share a hot beverage with me this last day of 2016! I have a full bar for you today. Coffee – expresso, cappuccino, regular blend, decaf. Tea – everything from

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#SoCS – Dec 31/16

First, it’s the last day of 2016 and I want to say to all of you how much I’ve enjoyed writing these stream of consciousness challenge posts and, most of all, reading your posts, in 2016. There are wonderfully talented

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It’s been a tough year for many of us. We’ve had to be resilient. That is the theme of this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge – resilient. To me, nothing is more resilient than the ocean. Resilient is defined as recovering to

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Lying in London

“Patrick!” Rebecca cried. “What a wonderful thing to do! Look at that beautiful tray of food.” “It’s the least I could do for us tonight. You had a long day of shopping. I had a long day exploring London.” Rebecca

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Posted in Challenges, FFftPP, Fiction, Flash Fiction, romance

The Runaway

She sat huddled in a booth in the back of the diner. Clutching her backpack against her chest. That man had tried to sit down beside her. She’d told him she was only 15 years old. He finally left. Jeff,

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She had always wanted to visit Iceland. As a photographer, she knew that some of the most amazing pictures could be taken there and she made her living selling her photos. She had been in Iceland for several days and

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Posted in Fiction, Flash Fiction
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