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I had a terrible allergy and she was sitting at my bed.

Tears were streaming down my cheeks when she sweetly asked: “Why don’t we marry?”

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Just Me (Ten Minute Free Write)

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“Just Me”

I sit across the table from her, this girl with the sad smile. I no longer remember how many times I have thought to talk to her, how many times fear kept me silent, yet looking at her now I know she understands. 286 more words


"They never had any adventures or did anything unexpected"

I don’t think I’ve ever experienced the butterfly effect. I didn’t even know what it was until now. I’m a bit like a hobbit (minus the hairy feet) I’ve never had any adventures nor anything unexpected has happened. 460 more words

Writing Challenges

table manners

Small hands danced beside the dinner plate as if in conversation. Index fingers curled then extended while the other fingertips stood tall on Formica.

“No elephants at the table, please,” said Mother. 10 more words


Le Pneu Crevé -- The Flat Tire!!

One flat tire per country. I thought we had “broken the curse” this time, I really did! You see, my husband and I have rotten luck with rental car tires. 584 more words

Writing Challenges

Share Your World 2014 - Week 42

Here are my answers to Cee’s weekly prompt: Share Your World

What would be your preference, awake before dawn or awake before noon?

This one’s a no-brainer for me. 439 more words


The Ghost by Jan Strickland

Thanks to Jan for her entry in to this month’s writing prompt of ‘Halloween Night’, which is a bit gentler than some stories that I’ve read for this time of year!  324 more words