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Happy Cinco De Mayo and thank you Snapchat for this taco face filter.

Today is the grand opening of the new General Store and the Siesta Cantina at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Tryon, NC. 55 more words


ocean beach -> lands end -> crissy fields

Started the day with an hour muni ride to Trouble Coffee. A housemate briefed me on the history of the coffee shop a few weeks ago and ever since I’ve been planning a beach trip to try their cinnamon toast. 157 more words

Managing Just Fine

Lillian Mattingly stood merely 4’10” tall. At twenty-three she ran a general store alone. Unheard of in 1857.

Maddie Evenson, wealthy wife of the Mayor, tittered haughtily, “Still no man, yet?” She pointed at the dresses drying fifteen feet up. 95 more words

Short Fiction

Ghost town tourism

Prompt  ….
PHOTO PROMPT – © Mary Shipman

Hordes of visitors flock to ghost towns that were once  mining-camps or frontier-boom -towns.  Quasi-theme parks with staged gunfights, trinket shops and cooked up history is the main menu. 80 more words

Weekly Challenge

| mama musings // gift guide |

In about two weeks I will get to experience my true second Mother’s Day, and I am not-so-secretly excited. Not only do I get a FULL family day, very much a rarity, but there will definitely be a brunch in there. 140 more words