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Twittering Tales #146 – 23 July 2019 — Pool of Souls

Cenote Cave in the Yukatan by mattiaverga at Pixabay.com The last thing Sha saw was a man with a syringe. Waking, she found herself on a stone ledge near a round pool of deep water surrounded by tall sheer rocks. Looking up, Shar saw sunshine, green, and water falling. “Where am I?” she asked. “The… Continue reading Twittering Tales #146 – 23 July 2019 — Pool of Souls

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bad boys (and girls)

I had lunch today with some friends and former co-workers. One still works at the place I retired from, two have retired from it, and all three are actively involved in the community in one capacity or another. Compared to them, I'm out of touch with the pulse of the community – by choice. These… Continue reading bad boys (and girls)

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Off the grid

image link The sun's rays warmed the solar cell roofing shingles on the house, which juiced up my Powerwall battery storage device today. Not only that, but the winds in the area had the windmill churning its fair share of electricity. There's no question that if I had two Powerwalls both would be fully charged… Continue reading Off the grid

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#MM — Tale Weaver — Visiting — Long Black Veil

image link is to Dave Matthews Band version of the song but the first "h" is missing so it won't load Michael is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Tale Weaver.  Michael says: This week the task is to compose a tale in which the term/word ‘visit’ features.It could be visiting, visited, visitation……you go where the… Continue reading #MM — Tale Weaver — Visiting — Long Black Veil

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50 Word Thursday — Friends for Life, or Trouble at the Rubbles (Jim Adams’ title)

Betty said to Wilma, “I think my milk is dried up, as Bam-Bam keeps crying.” Wilma said, “Are you eating enough greens and drinking plenty of water?” “What do you mean, Wilma? I eat yak meat three times a day. Isn't that enough?” asked Betty. “I can see you haven't read Dr. Rock's latest tablet,… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — Friends for Life, or Trouble at the Rubbles (Jim Adams’ title)

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Karaoke Cacophony

Fandango's FOWC is cacophony and the Word of the Day Challenge is karaoke.  I decided to rewrite the lyrics to the timeless tune by The Beatles called, Paperback Writer.  I've included a karaoke version youtube with the original lyrics.  I wanted to have fun with this and I hope you do too. https://youtu.be/w6C0EzAUmsY Karaoke Cacophony… Continue reading Karaoke Cacophony

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#FF — Excess

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot Blanche's predilections were closing in. She'd had them under control until she met Cushman. Cushman's addictive personality was contagious, and soon she was infected. Spending with plastic at overpriced boutiques, gorging on junk food with wild abandon, riding everywhere in a limousine, Tinder trios and EDM clubs seven nights a… Continue reading #FF — Excess

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Off the Hook

image link Brought to the party under the pretense that it was a fundraiser for the Screen Actors Guild TheaterCare fund, it didn't take Chelsi long to see what was going on. Barph, her date, was a personal assistant to Garvey Feinstein, said he had arranged a meeting after the 7-course dinner and then show,… Continue reading Off the Hook

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Twittering Tales #145 – 16 July 2019 — Not So Fast

Photo by Zoë Pappas at Pexels.com John sat across the table from me; paper was ready. A look of triumph distorted his usual sour expression. “Ms. Smith, once you sign, you're admitting gross insubordination and will no longer work here.” I held up a DVD. “Not signing. Judge will want to see your hand on… Continue reading Twittering Tales #145 – 16 July 2019 — Not So Fast

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#MM — Sunday Writing Prompt “A Fish Out of Water” — Umber the Earthworm

image link Umber the earthworm had spent his entire life in the front yard of Mrs. Jones, wiggling and writhing through the dirt and trying to stay out of the path of hungry moles. So far in this, his sixth month, he had been successful in staying alive and having fun frolicking with his many… Continue reading #MM — Sunday Writing Prompt “A Fish Out of Water” — Umber the Earthworm