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Pull yourself together

Pull yourself together

The last month has reminded me to create for the sake of creating. Experience has told me that this is really the only reason to create. We can put all sorts of noble causes on why we make things, but those are just how we justify for ourselves the energy ... Read More
A beginning in An end

A beginning in An end

I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I ... Read More
Continued in curiosity

Continued in curiosity

As I have proceeded through this year’s challenge, I have started several stories that could easily be expanded upon. I may or may not do so, depending on my motivation level. However, yesterday I started another bit of fun that I already had some more to add to. Since today ... Read More
Devious Drawer

Devious Drawer

All abodes, from a simple tent to the greatest of castles, have at least one thing in common. No matter how organized the inhabitants, there will ALWAYS be a spot (maybe several) where things that can’t seem to find a place to belong will gather. In these spots, one will ... Read More
Indecisive

Indecisive

JessicaJohn ran up the hillstairs. SheHe was huffing  and puffing by the time the top was reached. “Damn am I out of shape,” thought Jessica. It was not obvious by looking at him, he seemed a fairly fit woman. “It comes from too many pizzascookies! I guess I need to ... Read More
Jabberwocky Jr …. a Tale of Revenge

Jabberwocky Jr …. a Tale of Revenge

‘Twas brillig, and the no longer slithy toves Had ceased to gyre and gimble in the wabe; The borogoves has lost all their mimsy, And the mome raths had lost their outgrabe. “Mourn the Jabberwock, my son The jaws that smile, the eyes that watch! Great friend to the Jubjub ... Read More
The Night Knight

The Night Knight

The legends of the Hero of the Night were well known throughout the Kingdom of Trifling. The bards would sing of this hero to the joy of tavern crowds even in the most rustic village. Tales of his exploits were told around campfires for any who dared travel between the ... Read More
Silliness

Silliness

Sometimes, Steve stops securing something to say. Sans sally, Steve should seek some sort of stimulation; something to spark speech. In such situations, Steve seems to spring to silliness. Sadly, some seem to scamper off screaming upon seeing Steve’s sordid sense of said silliness. Sad to see. Still, Steve strives ... Read More
Updating …

Updating …

The other day, when I started the computer I received a notification that a one of the programs I use to keep the computer working smoothly needed an update. I clicked on the link to the update, downloaded it, and installed it, only to find the file I just downloaded ... Read More
Yipee ki-yay!

Yipee ki-yay!

I write for many reasons. The most pleasurable is the power of creation that words hold. However, sometimes I write because I am being plagued by ideas that I can’t seem to get rid of in any other way. When this happens, writing is essentially a catharsis. The results are ... Read More