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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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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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Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 11 May 2019 — Escape (mature audiences only)

Clanking and clinking, she paced back and forth across the cold cement floor, feet slapping, waiting for the cheap tin plate of stale bread crusts and rotten fruit breakfast to scrape under the door. The last time she tried to jump on his back when he entered the room meant now she was affixed to… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 11 May 2019 — Escape (mature audiences only)

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The Story of The House of Haggis

Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay Rita was driving from Minneapolis to Wisconsin for the Annual Storytellers Festival that was held every year in Madison. Caught in the crosshairs of interest and talent, the organizers heard Rita telling a story in the hotel lounge last year and were impressed, as Rita was an accomplished storyteller.… Continue reading The Story of The House of Haggis

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Twittering Tales #135 – 7 May 2019 — Symbiosis

Kat is the host of Twittering Tales. Kat says: For this week I selected this amazing photograph by JPlenio at pixabay.com of a storm rolling in over a Canada skyline. At least it looks like a storm…or could it be an alien invasion (I know how some of you love that topic )…or the apocalypse?… Continue reading Twittering Tales #135 – 7 May 2019 — Symbiosis

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Friday Fictioneers — Winter Walkers

Rochelle is the host of Friday Fictioneers.  Rochelle says: This week's photo prompt, courtesy of © Dale Rogerson, is: Throwing a bag of body parts along a brightly lit alley in the middle of the city would seem to be careless, with certainty of being spotted; yet Melvin had learned decades ago that hiding things… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers — Winter Walkers

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The Circus

"The Circus", by Albina Felski Fandango's FOWC is natural, the Word of the Day Challenge is venturesome, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are clip, sparrow, acrobat , and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “Sign here” Austin was a venturesome sort, which is was what first drew him to the circus. The famed Flying Fabios… Continue reading The Circus

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Friday Fictioneers — Justice

Rochelle is the gracious host of Friday Fictioneers.  Rochelle says: PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio “Mama, what's that smell?” Long before we reached the part of the well-known path that was lit, an odd aroma met our nostrils. We were half-running because it took longer than I thought to get the animals fed. We… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers — Justice

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la cage aux folles — mature audiences only

image link Fandango's FOWC is scorn, the Word of the Day Challenge is instant, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are Paris, question, glasses, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “We the jury, find the defendant.....” Ken rode an Uber home after his work trip to Paris. At the side door of his condo, Ken… Continue reading la cage aux folles — mature audiences only