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That’s Ridiculous

Have you ever had that feeling that you have lost track of time? That you were a day behind. You are not alone. It happened to newly retired Suzanne too. Running a tad late Suzanne sat down, surprised to take the last vacant seat at the table for the ‘Older Singles’ group, a community group… Continue reading That’s Ridiculous

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Friday Fictioneers – A home at last

Credit: Sandra-crook A Home, At Last They had devised the floor plan to take advantage of the sweeping views out front. Crumbling the old castle may be, but it caught the eye tantalizingly, when seen through the two picture windows placed either side of the chimney.  Oddly, the fireplace, so necessary in the cold climate,… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers – A home at last

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Buying a Farm

Photo Prompt Bill Reynolds It was our chance to farm. A bargain. The work repairing the rundown greenhouse coops was exhausting. Using all our savings, it was operational in four months.   2am starts broke our resolve. Picking and packing herbs under floodlight; driving to market; the rush to set-up by 5am. Tired. Unwitting customers… Continue reading Buying a Farm

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Friday Fictioneers

PHOTO PROMPT © Fleur Lind Write a fiction story in 100 words or less based on the photo prompt. Trigger warning- this short story is dark. Explaining Why Bad day? Rindango asked, his open palm offering another refill. I nod, saying nothing. How could I explain, without opening the floodgates? Suppressing the steel ball of… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers

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Nearly Wasn’t

Phoebe feeling lazy, frowned. “I did it yesterday. Ask Darren.” Mum was insistent. “It’s your job. She’s desperate for a walk in the park.” Petra’s tail wagged, effusively. The guilt trip worked.  Phoebe and Petra were almost at the road, when Mum called from the doorway, holding out Phoebe’s coat,   “Come back. You’ll need this.”… Continue reading Nearly Wasn’t

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The Falls and Josie – a Short Story

Friday Fictioneers is a challenge wherein you write a Story in 100 Words based on a photo prompt: https://rochellewisofffields.files.wordpress.com/2022/06/waterfall-david-stewart.jpg PHOTO PROMPT © David Stewart Just one more step, she surmised, until she reached the edge. Still lucid, she considered the horrendous pain she'd feel before the blackness enveloped her. It couldn’t be worse than the… Continue reading The Falls and Josie – a Short Story