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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #114 — How much evil?

image link Reena asked us to choose from a list of questions and answer. This is the one I chose. “For the sake of goodness, how much evil are you willing to do? Fill in the following blanks with the names of your favorite evils and acts of hatred.” I wouldn't have a clue how… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #114 — How much evil?

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dVerse — quadrille — quiver — Veil of Justice

Veil of Justice He, before the court; I, watching in back row; Armed assemblage all. He looked small against Polished oak bench Gavel echoes, justice commence, proclaimed by ordained tin god. Away he shuffled without a sentence. I said I wanted justice But my quivering lip lied. De (aka Whimsygizmo) is today's host of dVerse. … Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — quiver — Veil of Justice

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#MM — Tale Weaver, FOWC, and WOTD — Forklift Files

In my old work days as a juvenile probation officer, it was small victories that kept me and my co-workers going. The strengths-based model we worked from had us always assessing where the strengths in the “biopsychosocial environment” were, while at the same time acknowledging where the barriers were. Our jobs were to enhance the… Continue reading #MM — Tale Weaver, FOWC, and WOTD — Forklift Files

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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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Justice for the Fookers (long)

image link It was the 50th anniversary of the day the Governor of Whosville, Foul Fooker, gave the order to the State troops to fire randomly into protesting students and other students walking on the campus of Higher Ed U. Myra Madison, age 70, lost her sister, Nancy, that day. Nancy was leaving her honors… Continue reading Justice for the Fookers (long)

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Master of the House

image link Fandango's FOWC is track, the Word of the Day Challenge is portable, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are father, crossword, wafer , and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “Master of the House” WARNING ** WARNING ** WARNING **  Some readers may find this story disturbing or offensive. Ulysses Danger is a bestselling… Continue reading Master of the House

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#FFFC #8 — Anyone’s Guess

Fandango is the host of FFFC.  Fandango says: Welcome to “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.” Each week I will be posting a photo I grab off the internet and challenge bloggers to write a relatively short flash fiction piece inspired by the photo. While there are no definitive style or word limits, I suggest trying to… Continue reading #FFFC #8 — Anyone’s Guess

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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

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Story Starter Challenge — Justice

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, has her daily Story Starter Challenge of: Today’s prompt: “That was your third strike.” Gianella had been a court officer for thirty years. Over time she learned not to go against what her adminstrators and mid-managers told her, especially when making court recommendations. There had been only two incidents where Gianella… Continue reading Story Starter Challenge — Justice

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Kicks for Kicks

Word of the Day Challenge is pummel.  Fandango's One-Word Challenge is leisure. Have you ever met a person whose idea of leisure is to pummel others? I have in mind so many of the juveniles I worked with on probation. A group of kids will go out walking, just looking to find an unfortunate person… Continue reading Kicks for Kicks