The County Fair, parts 1 & 2

Via The Haunted Wordsmith's 'Finish the Story #9' The other day, my friend The Haunted Wordsmith wrote part 1 of a story titled "The County Fair" then tagged me with her "Finish the Story" challenge.  I finally had some time today to respond.  Below are Wordsmith's rules for the challenge followed by her part 1 … Continue reading The County Fair, parts 1 & 2

A Bit (More) About Me #1

--Via Melanie at Sparks From a Combustible Mind's Unofficial SYW 7/30/18 I recently began following Cee Neuner at Cee's Photography because, after seeing several of the Bloggers I follow respond to Cee's "Share Your World" challenge, I decided I wanted to get in on that.  When I learned that Cee is taking a break 'til … Continue reading A Bit (More) About Me #1

My 13 Reasons Challenge

When my friend Soph at Sophia Ismaa Writes tagged me with this, I had no intention of accepting the challenge.  Not because I found it uninteresting but because there is nothing keeping me going other than the mere fact that my body continues to function well enough to keep me alive. Let me explain.  Although … Continue reading My 13 Reasons Challenge

A Common Tragedy

Confession:  When I first saw my friend Rachel Ann’s invitation to attempt her “List Story Writer’s Challenge”, I was skeptical.  About whether or not a story could be told using nothing but lists.  About whether or not I could tell a story using only lists.  But after reading her original and very interesting list story … Continue reading A Common Tragedy

A Fire on the Mountain

The other day, my friend Victoria at raynotbrabdury tagged me with the "Spin a Story" challenge, which she explained is a version of a long-established writing exercise called "The Wheel". The rules are as follows: Pick any newspaper, magazine, or book of any style or genre. Choose 3 random words (best if done with your eyes closed).  … Continue reading A Fire on the Mountain

3-Day Photo Challenge

I don't take many selfies, don't often take photos of my routine daily activities, and rarely try to document the day-to-day of my mundane life.  So when my friend Victoria tagged me last Friday with the 3-Day Photo Challenge, I was momentarily flummoxed about how to respond.  But then my little pea-brain started churning, and … Continue reading 3-Day Photo Challenge