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100 Word Story: Writers Showcase

I made banana muffins from a Jiffy mix because I only had one egg and I was in a hurry and couldn’t very well show up empty-handed, not after people invited me expecting I would bring something grand and impressive, something decorated with pink… Continue Reading “100 Word Story: Writers Showcase”

100 Word Story: Fifty Years

Inside the front and back covers of her ancient copy of The Prophet were sayings and quotations written in a tiny upright hand by a girl with long straight hair who lived in the room next to hers in the dorm on the corner… Continue Reading “100 Word Story: Fifty Years”

100 Word Story: Blink

“We could run into a bear,you know.”  My husband says this while we are walking our two sled dogs in the forest.  What are bears like in late fall? Are they ravenous, wanting to store up calories? Or are they tired of the world,… Continue Reading “100 Word Story: Blink”

100 Word Story: Catch

“Is that your cat?” “Yes, he is. Can you catch him?” “I don’t catch cats.” The man wiped his bumpy nose with the back of his hand. “Maybe you could do it this one time, just as a favor to a stranger.” The man… Continue Reading “100 Word Story: Catch”

100 Word Story: Washed Up

“Somebody left a baby on the beach. Do you see it?” “That’s not a baby. Somebody piled up rocks and it looks like a baby.” He kept stirring the soup on the stove. She trained the binoculars on the pile of rocks. Little arms… Continue Reading “100 Word Story: Washed Up”

99 New: Endings

It was my custom to make peanut brittle on Christmas Eve, early so it was done but slightly warm at dinnertime and we could wrap it in boxes for my daughter to give to her grandparents where she spent Christmas Eve while I stayed… Continue Reading “99 New: Endings”

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