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Friday 56 (December 2): Paris Nights

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
*Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you. 124 more words


Xmas Trees:Times Past

Thank you to everyone who contributed or left a comment about dressing up, our last months prompt. These can be seen here.

This month we of course have to have a theme of Christmas. 569 more words

Irene Waters

Like a boss

Much like an ant, I followed the trail of crumbs across the countertop, over the shiny and strange cooking utensils that my coworker brought in to work on his culinary skills at lunchtime, and onto the black stove top.  317 more words


when a memoir may not really be one

Recent headlines for book reviews in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention. “Springsteen’s Father Looms Large in Born to Run Autobiography.” A few months later another headline claimed, “Anna Kendrick’s memoir: A simple song, pitch-perfect.” And then a small blurb said Caitlyn Jenner has an upcoming memoir due out in April. 1,035 more words




The woman’s lip quivered as she watched her husband regale their grandchildren with tales of days from fifty years past.  There was one about a monkey named Diana and another about a man in the Marines, and a more recent one about ending up a beauty parlor in just his swim trunks and a towel. 191 more words

Short Story

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Things don't always go as planned.

When events don’t happen as we think they should, it doesn’t always mean something went wrong. We plan events with our human brains, and we do the best we can. 336 more words