2.24.18

Prompt:  Write about something you wld still buy if it cost twice as muach as it originally cost. Our cat, Sox, lay for three days at the bottom of the front hall coat closet after we brought her home from the veterinarian’s office where her cancerous left-front leg and shoulder had been removed.  The cost …

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2.23.18

  Prompt:  What are you recovering from I am recovering from Spaghetti Westerns which were a phenomenon of the 1960s that, like much of the 1960s, made sense at the time but that people have been trying to Fathom ever since. While a movie genre wouldn't seem like something to recover from, that is an …

2.22.18

Prompt:   “complete this thought--  I wish an alarm would notify me whenever…” I actually did this once. I was teaching a public-speaking  lesson to a senior AP class, and we were discussing verbal pauses-- that thing many of us do with sounds between words while we're thinking. My verbal pause was “um”  and while I …

2.2.18

Prompt  ... What was the last thing you read, heard, or saw that inspired you? I was seated in the east transept of the church, 4 rows behind  a grade school class that looked to be either  second or third grade. The pew in front of me was almost filled with a family-- a mother, …

Feb 19, 2018

Prompt: Write about a souvenir you have bought or received.   On a trip to Los Angelos during a summer twenty years ago, I needed a coat.  I had been to California twice before and neither time had the temperature dropped below 70 degrees. In our hotel outside of the city, I found a gift …

2.16.18

PROMPT:  Write about something you purchased used. The two boys selling the bike knocked on my door in the middle of the afternoon.  I looked out the window because it was a neighborhood where you didn't open the door without checking. The day before the man across the street had fired a rifle in his backyard, …