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#JusJoJan prompt the 25th – “Specs”

(FICTION) (Thanks to Judy Hendrickson, awesome newsletter subscriber, for the idea for the story. This is…

#JusJoJan prompt the 18th – “Wish”

(FICTION) (This is Part 5. Part 1 of this story can be found here, Part 2…

#JusJoJan prompt the 11th – “Letter”

(FICTION) She sits at her kitchen table, the clock tick-tick-ticking on the wall, and she stares…

#JusJoJan prompt the 1st – “Fingertips”

(NOT FICTION) Did you know today, January 4th, is World Braille Day? My friend and one…

#SoCS – Boxing Day

I don’t know about you, but Christmas on a Friday really screwed me up for some…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec. 19/2020

It’s Friday! And I’m here with your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. People south of here…

#SoCS – Maxed out

As always at this time of year, I’ve given myself the maximum amount to do with…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec. 5/2020

Hello, Friday, and hello, you! I’m here with your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. Having a…

#SoCS – Optimism

I’m an optimistic kind of gal. I always have been. The type who prefers to look…

#SoCS – Independence

The last thing I put in my fridge: my son’s heart medication. Since he turned twenty,…

#SoCS – Rings a bell

The trick to remembering stuff is journaling. At least in my experience. Often I’ll do something…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Nov. 7/2020

Friday is here and so am I with your Stream of Consciousness Saturday post! I’m doing…

The Escapist Coloring Club Prompt – November 1, 2020

Hey there! It’s the first of November, and I’m here with your Escapist Coloring Club prompt.…

#SoCS – Medicine

Ain’t no medicine taking away the pain tonight. Strangely, most of the pain is in my…

#SoCS – Nausea

Okay, so I managed to get “nausea” down a couple of years ago. But “nauseus”? “Nauseas”?…

#SoCS – Medium

Seems to me that hanging around the middle — of anything — in 2020 is a…

#SoCS – News

News from the front (Assuming where I am is the front, since the prompt originates here…

#SoCS – No thanks

Along with all the stuff I had to do today… The 24/7 parenting thing… The full-time…

#SoCS – Motion

The motion of the ocean… Why isn’t ocean spelled “otion”? Ah, the English language. It makes…

#SoCS – Collars up

After what I believe might have been the hottest summer since I’ve lived in this part…

#SoCS – Sharpening my resolve

I’m having to sharpen my resolve to stay off Facebook and all the other time-wasters that…

#SoCS – Rice Krispies

I buy those mini ten-packs of cereal every couple of weeks for us to munch on…

#SoCS – A Brush with Good Health

It’s been a while since I last had a brush with good health. You know, one…

#SoCS – The Pros and Cons of Everything

There are, arguably, pros and cons to just about everything, if not absolutely everything. It’s like…

ON TIME Kickstarter Launch!

Originally posted on Transmundane Press: Hello, lovelies! It’s time for our Kickstarter pre-order and limited-edition hardback…