Monthly Archives: November 2015

six word story: memory.

This week’s prompt for the Six Word Story challenge at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller is… Memory The winner is the story with the most likes in the comments by the close of the challenge later in the week. If you like my story, please visit … Continue reading

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for epic awesomeness.

Thank you Joana at The Great Journey for this award. I think this may be my favorite award of all the ones I’ve seen because it encourages sharing of blogs we love but no pressure to pick this many or answer … Continue reading

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real(ly) neat blog award (2) and liebster award (3)

I have been a giant slacker in responding to the lovely recognition from Waterblogged for the Real (please, RealLY!) Neat Blog Award. So… Thank you! [Especially since I like romance and cheesy stuff and I know you don’t!] And today I received … Continue reading

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basket case.

Anxiety sneaks up on me. I know it’s always there somewhere. But it lunges at me randomly, unpredictably. It grows into this huge fireball. It rolls around inside me, hurting my heart, making my stomach burn, tensing every muscle, rushing … Continue reading

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oatmeal cookie fudge bars.

I have a problem with baking for special occasions. I have amassed so many dessert recipes [mostly on Pinterest] that I rarely bring the same dessert twice. Every occasion, I try something new. Some have been good. A couple were complete failures … Continue reading

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fiction friday 1: roses are blue

I have been wanting to do this since my very first blog post. And now… I’m finally going to do it. I am. I swear I really am. I think I was scared I’d be making promises I couldn’t keep. … Continue reading

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my thanksgiving recap.

You may remember Aunt Dumbass from this post. I almost couldn’t wait to see her today and discover new levels of dumbassery. But it was not to be. Dreams shattered. While sitting in ridiculously excessive traffic, I texted my sister, … Continue reading

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six word story: stubbornness.

I thought I’d give this a go. Six words… I can do that. Probably. Nicola at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller runs a weekly challenge called Six Word Story. A new prompt is posted weekly and it works like this (from her site): All … Continue reading

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