Six Word Story Challenge

Sometimes Stellar Storyteller’s Six Word Story Challenge: Hoard

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  Last week’s challenge word, Heaven, brought out some creative and varied entries.  Thanks to everyone who voted!  I took 2d place for my entry:)  Always a treat!   This week’s challenge word is Hoard.  I’m inspired by Halloween, so here’s my entry: Found clean bowl.  Maggots crawling underneath. Go to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller’s Six…… Continue reading Sometimes Stellar Storyteller’s Six Word Story Challenge: Hoard

Daily Prompts · Drabble

Doctor’s Orders

Daily Prompt:  Eerie “Mrs. Collingsworth?  Doctor will see you now.” Agnes felt urgency.  Her cough had been a nuisance but was recently rather productive – gluey, olive mucous, her breath putrid.  Now fever. There’s no joking with these things, Aunt Tilda once warned.  I’ve seen many a case of walking pneumonia turn grim.  Indeed, for…… Continue reading Doctor’s Orders

Daily Prompts · Food for Thought


Daily Prompt:  Transformation   “May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has…… Continue reading Supplication


Black Cat Blue Sea Award

I’ve been nominated for The Black Cat Blue Sea Award.   I did some digging to find out the meaning behind this award.  It’s given to bloggers who have written something that appeals to a wide audience and has had the power to move a reader, inspire or just make them smile.  Thanks to Pooja…… Continue reading Black Cat Blue Sea Award

Daily Prompts · Life

Your Awe Quotient

Daily Prompt:  Volunteer I stumbled across an article recently that is a perfect sequel to a post I wrote about forest bathing. The article discusses the six basic emotions we all have – anger, fear, happiness, sadness, disgust, surprise – and one other, that until now was considered a “luxury” emotion, the feeling of awe.  According to…… Continue reading Your Awe Quotient

Six Word Story Challenge

Six Word Story Challenge: Heaven

It’s done.  No chance of redemption. This week’s challenge, Heaven, is already revealing some amazing entries. Love these! Check out Sometimes Stellar Storyteller’s Six Word Story Challenge and vote for your favorites. Or jump in on the challenge. Have a good weekend, friends.  We’re anticipating a sunny and 70 degree Fall weekend in Chicagoland.  What a…… Continue reading Six Word Story Challenge: Heaven

Drabble · Writing

Legal Obligations

Daily Prompt:  Millions “Did you get the mail?” “Here, just a bunch of junk.” “Look! This isn’t junk! Oh my gosh, we’ve been waiting for their answer!” “Hurry it up already. Well?” “You got it!! You’re accepted!!” John felt suddenly overwhelmed. So used to rejection, he felt like he had been trying for a million years.…… Continue reading Legal Obligations

Daily Prompts

Five Pumpkins and Counting…

Daily Prompt:  Underground  Halloween is serious business in the Marigold house. It’s one of my favorite holidays, during one of my favorite seasons.  And yet someone seems intent on spoiling the fun.  Yes, my underground friends of the chipmunk variety, and who knows what else, but at least “Chippy” has been caught in flagrante.  I’ve always…… Continue reading Five Pumpkins and Counting…


Little Libraries and Neighborhood Book Sharing

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
In the corner of one of the neighborhoods near me, there sits a small nook where people can leave books for others to read and take books to adopt as their own. This neighborhood library is part of the Little Free Library system. Little Free Libraries are based on a simple…

Six Word Story Challenge

And the winner of this week’s Surreptitious Six Word Story Challenge is…

Some “extra” fun this week at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller’s Six Word Story Challenge. Congrats to all!!! Go check out this week’s challenge! Have a good weekend everyone.