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The Escapist Coloring Club Prompt – May 1, 2021

It’s May Day! And here I am with your Escapist Coloring Club prompt. If you’d like…

#SoCS – Oops!

I almost forgot to post my SoCS. It’s been a month since the last time I…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS April 17, 2021

Friday is here and so is your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. Seems like spring has…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS April 10, 2021

Friday has arrived and that means it’s time for your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. Alex…

Alex is better

He’s better than he was, anyway. I didn’t push him too much, and so he’s spent…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS March 27, 2021

It’s a rainy Friday, but you know what’s not wet? Your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt.…

#SoCS – Calculations

By my calculations, the weekend went by in a blink. Maybe not a mathematical calculation, but…

Only two days left – get them on sale!

Just a quick note to let you know the sale on Books 1 & 2 of…

#SoCS – I Can’t Believe it’s not Margarine

I grew up on butter, never margarine. My family hated the taste of it. And back…

#SoCS – Misty

As I come to the end of a full year of being sequestered in my home…

#SoCS – The Nerve!

What nerve I’ve got, almost two days late responding to my own prompt! But you know…

#SoCS – Above and beyond

Okay, so what’s the opposite of above and beyond? Below and back? Below and insufficient? Doesn’t…

#SoCS – White Flag

This post started off in my head this morning. I was thinking about a white flag,…

#JusJoJan prompt the 31st – “Candy”

(FICTION) (Thanks to Janet http://scr4pl80.wordpress.com/ and Jim https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/ for their prompts. I completely ran out of…

#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…