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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #137 — Platform and Cave

I turned the first two into acrostics and filled them out with aspects of each. The writer's platform is a framework to build your scaffolding for the story: Point of View – there is no story without a point of view Life – the story comes with how people, places, and things interact with each… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #137 — Platform and Cave

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Dr. Anthony Fauci Changes Trump’s Twitter Password

Dr. Anthony Fauci Changes Trump’s Twitter Password By Andy Borowitz March 13, 2020 Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling his action “in the interest of public health,” Dr. Anthony Fauci changed Donald J. Trump’s Twitter password on Friday. “This is something I’ve wanted to do for weeks,” Fauci told reporters. “I… Continue reading Dr. Anthony Fauci Changes Trump’s Twitter Password

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#MM Music Challenge — Steppenwolf erasure poem

Jim Adams is the far-seeing host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on ["Midnight at the Oasis," by Maria Muldaur] and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community. My favorite part of… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Steppenwolf erasure poem

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Thursday Inspiration 58 — Queen Mab and the Rains

Blue greeted the sky like a long-lost stranger, shoving the months-long blanket of clouds that seemed to have an infinite supply of rain to pour down on the land aside. Queen Mab's castle, Dreamstone, was made of multi-hued faerie stone. Dreamstone was built in the time of The Crones and stood at the top of… Continue reading Thursday Inspiration 58 — Queen Mab and the Rains

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Novelty Song Friday #11 — “Bubbles in the Wine,” by Dex Dubious

15 remixes by today's hottest underground DJs, Lawrence Welk like you've never heard before. 'A preposterous idea? Absolutely. But that's what makes the set so charming. This concept should not work, but it does - in a very quirky Playboy mansion pool party way.' - Billboard. "Dance of a peppy chill-out variety reigns here, which… Continue reading Novelty Song Friday #11 — “Bubbles in the Wine,” by Dex Dubious

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Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #67 — They Live and They Live lives on…

Nada and Frank, just trying to survive in the mean streets, ended up duking it out in what has been called, “the bloodiest buddy battle in cinema." Afterwards, Nada put the glasses on Frank. https://youtu.be/yjw_DuNkOUw   https://youtu.be/dN8Z7y_QcwE   Shepard Fairey took the concept and ran with it. Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is… Continue reading Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #67 — They Live and They Live lives on…

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Doodads — sunset over Lake MI 052720

I mowed the yard less than 2 weeks ago, but the weather has made it grow like weeds.  It was a scorcher out there so I waited until around 6pm to mow, then immediately jumped in the shower as I saw the creeping menace of poison ivy all along the edge of the lawn along… Continue reading Doodads — sunset over Lake MI 052720

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What do you see # 31 — The Last Nightmare

  Every night it is the same. In my dream I find myself on a dark pathway in a foggy night forest, moving towards an eerie-looking house with a single light in the upstairs window. I am petrified but unable to stop my feet from walking up to the front door. It appears to be… Continue reading What do you see # 31 — The Last Nightmare

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#FF — Pink Peace

Ladies Of The Universal Sacrament's (LOTUS) operations convene in their new headquarters on Tuesday. The mobile complex includes She-House, habi-condos, and a silver jade fountain that flows with artesian spring water. LOTUS assesses, monitors, and enforces The Sacrament – peace in the galaxy. Like its predecessor, the Bat Light, the Telepathic Neon Lotus (aka Pink… Continue reading #FF — Pink Peace

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Suburban Sprawl Increases the Risk of Future Pandemics — THE DIRT

By Michael Grove, ASLA The export of American culture is one of the most influential forces in our interconnected world. From Dakar to Delhi, American pop music, movies, and artery-clogging cuisine is ubiquitous. However, one of the most damaging exports is the American suburb. When the 20th century model for housing the swelling populations of […]… Continue reading Suburban Sprawl Increases the Risk of Future Pandemics — THE DIRT