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Not Gonna Grin and Bear It.

The first thing that popped into my head when I read the Saturday Stream of Consciousness prompt: bear/bare, was that I can’t bear to watch the news anymore. 980 more words


Bare Minimum, or Like a Bear? SoCS

Sometimes my functioning is at the bare minimum, barely working. Every morning, I get up, go make coffee, and God forbid don’t ask much of me until I get that first cup down. 286 more words


Hakuna Matata

Bear with me while I rant
Of the things I can and the things I can’t…

This morning my son referred to some great mathematician and lamented that he was not a genius like him, to which I casually responded that it wasn’t necessary to be a genius. 286 more words

Release the Hounds

Bear with me as I turn this show over to the voices in my head. They’ve been cooped up for several weeks but today’s SoCS prompt seems like one I can trust to them at which they will excel. 973 more words


SoCS: bearing arms with bare arms 10.12.16

“I thought this might be an op ed piece about the right to carrying a concealed weapons during the holiday season fetes – the right to bear arms with bare arms, but I realized what I need is to be bare in someone’s load-bearing arms.” 61 more words

Flash Fiction

SoCS - parenting struggles when mama bear shows up

I can see the bare trees in the background as I sit talking with T-man, trying to walk the line between the white hot fire burning in my belly and having a meaningful conversation about how to navigate in this world. 372 more words


What She Could Bear

Thank you Linda G. Hill for this week’s SoCS prompt: bear/bare

The heavy desire for sleep evaded her body an hour ago. She still could not bear to get up. 350 more words