Teresa’s Challenge

Name: Lucy Setting: Train Object: Key Emotion: Anxious Lucy Michaels was 11-years-old the first time she rode on a train. Over the years, as she grew older, she would remember a confusing combination of feelings as she was led to her seat, which was right beside the social worker whom she had met only two … Continue reading Teresa’s Challenge

Ashley’s Challenge

Name: Jess Setting: Waterfall in the forest Object: A spoon Emotion: Fear He was having a hard time catching his breath. But that's because he was finding zero opportunities to stop or even slow down. What was supposed to be a simple hiking trip that led into a simple camping trip had become a slightly … Continue reading Ashley’s Challenge

Wandering Cranes’ Challenge

Character: Lydia Setting: Parking garage Object: Rose Emotion: Hope Tonight was supposed to be date night. So, of course Lydia's boss had asked her to work late. She was frustrated. She was annoyed. And she was in the office alone. In reality, Lydia couldn't understand why she, and all her coworkers for that matter, weren't … Continue reading Wandering Cranes’ Challenge

A to Z Challenge 2020 – Theme Reveal

Last year, T, over at No Love For Fatties, introduced me to the concept of the A to Z Challenge. The idea is that throughout the month of April, you follow a theme and work your way through the alphabet, posting each day except Sundays. April 1 is A, April 2 is B, and so … Continue reading A to Z Challenge 2020 – Theme Reveal

Challenge Me… Again

Something I used to love doing on my old blog and even on this one in the early years was to make an attempt at writing some fiction. Back in the day, I followed a blog called Sunday Scribblings that would post a one word prompt encouraging other bloggers to write a post based on that … Continue reading Challenge Me… Again

Question of the Week #206

Would you be willing to eat a bowl of live crickets for $40,000? Heck yes I would. Actually, I say that... But I also think it's kind of gross when I watch people like Rhett & Link eat bugs for the sake of entertainment. I think I could do it, though. No, $40,000 isn't, in … Continue reading Question of the Week #206

The A to Z Challenge Begins!

All right, kids... This post is hitting the interwebs on the last day of March. Which means that the A to Z Challenge officially begins tomorrow! Hold your applause, please. I know you're excited. I am, too. Well... I'm as excited as I can get. I'm not a very excitable person. For those of you … Continue reading The A to Z Challenge Begins!