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I Snapped the Pic

I took the shot
I snapped this pic
three generations of
photography captured it

On Market Street
where Twitter’s camped
this old street car
transported me… 21 more words


When my son left for college: a mom's life lesson.

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My 18-year-old son recently left home to attend college. I was more concerned about what he needed than he was. I was constantly asking him, “Do you need towels, sheets, or soap? 436 more words


Discover Challenge: Mahjong

100-Word Story

My grandmother’s hand must be guiding me as I move the mahjong tiles.  Winds, dragons, craks slide over a felted tabletop like the one I sat beside in childhood while the good friends played.  69 more words



Everything you can imagine is real.
–Pablo Picasso

I wish I could believe that. Then, I would look for love. Long ago, when I was young, I believed I’d find love.

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Zero Waste (Awesome) Fashion

It’s been kind of a sluggish week creatively for me. I didn’t really get much done, except for a few sprinkled hours of knitting here and there. 419 more words


No car = no fun

It’s been over a month since the transmission went out in our car and our situation has not improved. My wife is begging for rides to work every week and I am walking and bussing everywhere. 242 more words


Things that bug me, aka First World Problems. What bugs you?

How about the guy at the gym that does one set on the machine, doesn’t wipe it off while it drips of his sweat, then paces back and forth through the other machines, with headphones on, singing intermittently and scaring the crap out of each time he starts to sing, and then goes back to the machine for another set with the weights on the highest they will go so that he can GRUNT with every rep? 331 more words