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The Jacks

Fandango's FOWC is onerous, and the Word of the Day Challenge is uppercut. Billy Jack was ever the hard worker, from the time he was able to stand. He would help his maw with the laundry, would set the table, peel the potatoes, feed the chickens, run to the dairy farm to get milk, and… Continue reading The Jacks

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#YPQ 10 — Doing the Do

Fandango's Provocative Question this week is about the choices we make and the actions we take. “What is more important to you, doing the right thing or doing things right?”   Ideally doing the right thing and doing things right are the same thing. For example following the Golden Rule of doing unto others as… Continue reading #YPQ 10 — Doing the Do

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FOWC Metamorphosis

Fandango's FOWC today is metamorphosis. I remember reading Kafka's Metamorphosis back some years ago, as an assignment for an elective English class that used a World Reader for its readings. The post should be as much about the World Reader as it is about Kafka's tale. Maybe another day. Our brains can synthesize but only… Continue reading FOWC Metamorphosis

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Underdog’s Riddle

image link Fandango's FOWC is underdog, and the Word of the Day Challenge is riddle. Today's post is inspired not only by the challenge words but by my experience at karaoke last night. My friend called and asked me to figure out who had karaoke so I did the google and gave her 3 places… Continue reading Underdog’s Riddle

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FOWC The Walls of Gaudi

image link   Fandango's FOWC is wall. I will do a better post on this later, but last night I watched an hour-long documentary on Antoni Gaudi. Having a persistent, but novice interest in architecture, my aesthetic favor for ultimate architect is captured by Master Gaudi. This man can build a wall like no other,… Continue reading FOWC The Walls of Gaudi

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FOWC — Forgive

image link Fandango's FOWC is forgive. Today's offering is in the form of a triolet.   Forgive Hearts shall lighten with forgiveness Burdens gone, shall weigh down no more Shift to wrongdoer; divest Hearts shall lighten with forgiveness Lightened soul, with wings, soars fearless Cosmic balance shifts, evens the score Hearts shall lighten with forgiveness… Continue reading FOWC — Forgive

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Madness Ignited

image link   Fandango's FOWC today is madness and Word of the Day Challenge is ignite. This gloomy weather is getting to me. Today's offering is both disturbing and frightening. WARNING:  It may be triggering and is not suitable for children. Don't say you weren't warned! a finger traces an imaginary line down a path… Continue reading Madness Ignited

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Your Love’s Return (1970)

  Today's offering for Word Challenge of the Day's hopeful and Fandango's FOWC of deliver will be to deliver a song by a favorite songwriter and singer, Mr. Gordon Lightfoot. The song is, “Your Love's Return”, which is off of his 1970, “If you Could Read My Mind” CD, which was originally titled, “Sit Down… Continue reading Your Love’s Return (1970)

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Mirrorball

https://gfycat.com/adorablefavoriteanhinga gif link The Word of the Day Challenge is resolutions. Fandango's FOWC is enigma. The offering today are two nonets, one a reverse (the first one is the reverse), but each uses both prompts for today. I also tried to make them complement each other. Orb Focus Of varied Resolutions Generates versions Enigma of… Continue reading Mirrorball

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Beads and how the world turns

image link The Word of the Day Challenge is traditions. Fandango's FOWC is revenge. Today's offering is in the form of a villanelle. As an introduction, I wanted to talk about how I was inspired to write this. On Saturday, I went to Hobby Lobby to take an art print that my older son got… Continue reading Beads and how the world turns