What’s in the Suitcase?

The Challenge:  Write a story about the suitcase sitting on the train tracks in exactly 99 words! “What’s in the suitcase, Ralph?” “Well now, ain’t that the million dollar question?”  Ralph smirked. Dopey was jumping up and down, anxious to find out.  “Uh…what’s in the suitcase, Ralph?”   Ralph succinctly cut his eyes to Dopey.  Dopey…

Do It In Your Bunny Slippers!

Daily Proverb: If you shout a pleasant greeting to your neighbor too early in the morning, it will be counted a curse!   Today’s proverb comes fully loaded with an exclamation mark at the end! And it should. Have you ever had to deal with an annoying neighbor? Picture it…Sicily 1954… (just kidding) It’s early,…

Remember What I Have Told You

Sometimes it’s just too easy to forget, and the older I get the more this becomes my super-power. I feel confident my friends over fifty can relate…hmmm…unless, of course, they have forgotten how often they forget. It’s true, I walk into a room and forget my reason for being there.  I stand blank-eyed, trying to…

Awkward…a Haiku

So, do you like cheese? Awkward is my middle name… I suck at flirting.     *** Daily Prompt:   Awkward  

When Amy Met Sky

Amy looked around the room, and for the tenth time wished the floor would open and swallow her whole.  Being an introvert, she hated parties because she always felt awkward, and never knew what to say.  After the basic niceties of “hello…and, how are you…, she drew a blank, and usually stood looking at the…

A Day in the Life of Bagsby Jones, Bull Dog P.I.

Bagsby Jones, Bull Dog Private Investigator, was on the case! He wrinkled his brow, sniffed the air, and vigorously kicked his hind legs.  He rarely took the time to relieve himself while on the job, but, this particular deposit had been necessary.  Call it an emergency that couldn’t wait, or, an accident waiting to happen; either would be true.  Feeling his tummy…

Well Now…Isn’t That Embarrassing!

(The challenge:  Write something using a one word prompt.  The word:  Embarrassing )   scene I:  subject (author) is alone writing a list of her most embarrassing moments “Hmmm…what are my most embarrassing moments?  Several scenarios come to mind…but which to choose…which one to choose…?   Hmmm…let me think…okaaaaaay… maybe I could write about… all the times I’ve…

Sketch-A-Day

  The photo below was taken on our cruise to the Caribbeans.   Decided to do a little cartooning of Corinne and myself.   The above sketch is my participation in the Sketch-A-Day Challenge.

Welcome To My World

Daily Prompt:  Write whatever you normally write about, and weave into the mix song titles.  My response:  Welcome To My World   Luna punched my face with “The Eye Of The Tiger”  so I said goodbye to sleep, rolled out of bed and asked her, “What’s New Pussycat?”  She swished her tail, ran like like “Bat Out…

A Day In The Life of Bagsby Jones: Bull Dog P.I.

Bagsby Jones, Bull Dog Private Investigator, was on the case! He wrinkled his brow, sniffed the air, and vigorously kicked his hind legs.  He rarely took the time to relieve himself while on the job, but, this particular deposit had been necessary.  Call it an emergency that couldn’t wait, or, an accident waiting to happen; either would be true.  Feeling his tummy…