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Bocaville Back Door Records

Image by Vinson Tan from Pixabay Since Zimmy was a young lad, he had dreamed of owning a record store. Now that he was in his thirties he determined he'd have one operational by the end of the year. It was already May and time was wasting. He called the local realtor, who told him… Continue reading Bocaville Back Door Records

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Twilight’s Blood

Image by Peter H from Pixabay Never in my most far-out dreams did I ever expect to be a foreign exchange student spending my summer term abroad in Transylvania. My generation, the Millennials', concept of vampires had been shaped by the “Twilight” series of books and movies and the HBO series, “True Blood.” My expectation… Continue reading Twilight’s Blood

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Uncle Harold and the Volcano

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay The year is 2049. Console and computer gaming has come so far from 30 years ago. The hard-core gamers stay attuned to the latest developments to keep their edge in the MMOs*. Harold was not one of those players. Harold dabbled in gaming. Geordy, his wife, always… Continue reading Uncle Harold and the Volcano

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Finish the Story #11 – The Recruit.

Kristian, of Tales from the Mind of Kristian, has tagged me to continue what is shaping up to be one exciting adventure! Kristian was tagged by Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, who began this brilliant Finish the Story Challenge! I do really enjoy these, you never know where the story will end up taking you. Click… Continue reading Finish the Story #11 – The Recruit.

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Anomaly

Image by Ylanite Koppens from Pixabay Sally, the visiting nurse, was on her way to meet a new client today. As Sally read through Mrs. Gates' case file the night before, she learned that Mrs. Gates was a recent widow. Her husband, a retired marine biologist, had collapsed a month prior while doing pool maintenance… Continue reading Anomaly

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Summer Cherry Picking

Image by fernando zhiminaicela from Pixabay Rutger was a high school science teacher in the thumb of Michigan during the school year, but during his summers he became a vagabond in Europe, traveling to wherever his Euro-rail pass would take him, many times on a whim. One of the things Rutger loved most was taking… Continue reading Summer Cherry Picking

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #87 — Traveling Day Train

Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge.  Reena says: Welcome to the 87th round of reflections and looking both inwards and outwards to explore!  I give you a choice between two pictures. You can choose any one, or write two separate pieces for both, and link up. Picture courtesy – Prachika Saxena Click clack… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #87 — Traveling Day Train

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Bait

Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay The fishing trawler was headed home from another day of pulling its nets through the water to catch any and everything. Dark clouds rushed in and nature's bathtub began to churn. Norton, the first mate, called out, “Captain, there's a small boat looks to be drifting 100 yards to our… Continue reading Bait

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50 Word Thursday — Play Time

Brooke and Betsy were two very spoiled Gargantuan twins. On their parents' last interplanetary Earth wilderness adventure they'd returned with a real castle full of real live humans for their birthday presents. It was such fun to try dropping different foods into the courtyard to see them scurry to – or from – it. The… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — Play Time

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Friday Fictioneers — Pool Time

  PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields   Pool Time Each Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. they gathered in the pool. All ages, genders, sizes, cultures. Each Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. their teacher sat on the raised platform and began to speak. First came weekly check-ins by each and supportive responses from all. Then came… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers — Pool Time