Month: February 2015

  • Writing prompt- Cheesecake blessings

    Place: The edge of a cliff Actor: A homeless person Object: An entire cheesecake Mood: Melancholy Frank sat on the edge of a cliff, holding tightly to the box of cheesecake in his lap.  It was the last box he was going to buy.  It was all he could do to find enough change and […]

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  • Leaving Blanco

    She didn’t know how to explain that she couldn’t go forward anymore.  They fought hard because they knew it was worth fighting for.  The bus ride home was long and noisy.  It have her time to think. She wasn’t sure how to tell him she was done, but there was no choice.  The bus was […]

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  • Thankful for

    Things I am thankful for:  Religious freedom The Bible Relationship over religion My amazing husband Our dog Wesley Our dog Chewy Our house My job A car to drive Being a teacher Time to write Time to relax Sunshine Rain Snow Lake Michigan Lake Superior Upper Peninsula Blue water Fresh water Heat Air conditioners Cabins […]

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  • 30 Day Social Media Movie Challenge

    Post one of each of the choices daily, for 30 days A favorite movie A movie about a horse A movie about a wolf A historical movie A fantasy movie A movie with Robin Williams A movie with Drew Barrymore A movie with a large family A western A movie based on a children’s book […]

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  • 10 Uses for a Spotting Scope

    Ten ways to use a spotting scope: Bird-watching Bear watching Deer observing Looking at the moon Looking at the stars Looking at the planets Squirrel watching Viewing a boat off in the water from a long distance Viewing anything in the water from a long distance Viewing anything across an open field from a long […]

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  • Two Men, Quick Write of 150 words or more

    Two Men, Quick Write of 150 words or more

    Two men sat in the restaurant, one near the front door, the other off to the side at a table.  Both shifted nervously back and fourth.  The man by the front door was holding his hands together, rubbing them back and forth as though either cold or nervous.  The man at the table shifted back […]

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  • March Daily Writing Prompts; 31 Days

    March Daily Writing Prompts; 31 Days

    31 Days of Writing Write about two mysterious men in a restaurant; opening Write about the first mysterious man in a restaurant; what’s his story? Write about the second mysterious man in a restaurant; what’s his story? Write a poem about snow. Create a list of things you can use in the snow, at least […]

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  • Describe your dream home

    Describe your dream home

    Describe your dream home My dream home would be a house on a lake.  The house would have lots of space, book-nooks, an office.  It would have a scope in the office, always up overlooking the lake so I could bird-watch.  My dream home would have an upstairs with several bedrooms.  The downstairs would have […]

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  • Good-bye

    Good-bye

    *I wrote this poem as a teenager, after a young person I knew died.  I’m guessing it was written between 1996 and 1998, but I don’t know for sure. Good-bye Good-bye Old Friend, I know your gone. Yourself on this earth will be no more. You gave your life, And what you had, And I […]

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