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Disneyland

image link It was September and cold weather wasn't far away. Troy decided to convert his wood-burning fireplace into one that burned compressed sawdust chips for the coming winter. He went out to Klegslist looking for bargains on the chips to save even more money on heating his home this coming often sub-zero Michigan winter.… Continue reading Disneyland

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · mind · Word of the Day Challenge

Mind your menders

Image link Fandango's FOWC is empath, the Word of the Day Challege is passion, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are oracle, brunch, volume Every Sunday at 11 a.m., the Oracle Association of Monterey met at Rosine's Restaurant for brunch. It was an opportunity for socialization, but it was also a chance to do “case… Continue reading Mind your menders

Fandango Provocative Question · mind

YPQ — Memories are a Many Splendored Thing

Fandango's always brain-in-gear provocative question for this week is: “How do you know which of your memories are genuine and which have been altered over time or even made up?” My memories are valid. You do have to acknowledge that they were “recorded” back at the time they happened. You do not exist in a… Continue reading YPQ — Memories are a Many Splendored Thing

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Horse in a Sling

image link Fandango's FOWC is case, the Word of the Day Challenge is learning, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are filter, keepsake, salad Joe had learned so much during his eight years of college on his academic journey towards becoming a veterinarian. He had done an internship at the local vet's office the past… Continue reading Horse in a Sling

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #75 — sapio-sexual — Unchained Melody to a Poet

Reena'sExploration Challenge today is to write to the word/picture above. If you would like to participate, Reena says: FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the format or the length of the piece. It just has to be your reflection on the prompt from the core. Write a post on your blog, and… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #75 — sapio-sexual — Unchained Melody to a Poet

Fandango Provocative Question · mind

FPQ #2 — Intelligence or Wisdom?

image link Fandango's Provocative Question #2 is: “What do you think is more useful: intelligence or wisdom, and why do you feel that way?” Intelligence and wisdom are human attributes. One is fixed (unchanging) and one is dynamic (changing) . From my view, intelligence is a fixed, or unchanging aspect, much like eye or hair color;… Continue reading FPQ #2 — Intelligence or Wisdom?

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A beautiful shambles

image link The haphazard way she put the fan back on the box of kindling caused it to crash to the floor and bend. The haphazard way she threw the pieces of kindling together and lit it guaranteed it wouldn't continue to burn. The haphazard way she stacked the wood in the pile caused it… Continue reading A beautiful shambles

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Word of the Day Challenge — Manifesto

in the confined spaces of her mind there exists a world, complete, all she has to do is capture it on paper then share it with the world. if only they'd see, see what she has so carefully worked out in the confines of her brain they would understand. why can't they try? their eyes,… Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge — Manifesto

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Maniac (2018)

google image When I saw the Word of the Day Challenge -- alliance I immediately thought of a series I just started watching on netflix, "Maniac".  I'm 4 episodes into the 10 of the season.  Reading the synopsis before choosing to watch, the plot sounded intriguing but not necessarily compelling; however, coupling it with a… Continue reading Maniac (2018)

human trafficking · mind · movie review · PTSD · shadows

You Were Never Really Here (2017)

image link When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. You make lemonade, or in the protagonist's case in the film, “You were Never Really Here”, a bloodbath wherever you go. Joaquin Phoenix plays Joe, a character who struggles with a reality that is liberally sprinkled with flashbacks of abuse, neglect, and soul-crunching trauma. What… Continue reading You Were Never Really Here (2017)