Day 149

Prompt: You come into work one morning and the dry erase board by your desk has a note on it that you didn't write. You assume it's a coworker friend so, just to amuse yourself, you respond to the note on the board with your own note. The next morning you come in and there's...   …

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Day 146

Prompt: You come into work one morning and the dry erase board by your desk has a note on it that you didn't write. You assume it's a coworker friend so, just to amuse yourself, you respond to the note on the board with your own note. The next morning you come in and there's...   …

Day 106

I'm swamped with plans today, so this will be a short post 🙂 Prompt:   The lake was peaceful, a few ripples at the edge, the occasional splash of a playful fish. Mountains and trees reflected off its surface, a slightly warped mirror of the scene around me. For a moment, I wondered what would …

Day 105

Prompt:    Staring at the water, I let my thoughts go. I stop trying to repress the hurt, the anger, all those pesky emotions I've been avoiding for the last couple weeks. It's almost a relief until the pain comes rushing back. Right. Pain and grief are bedfellows. I try to keep the tears inside, swallow …

Day 102

No prompt or continuation today, just a fresh post. I’m feeling fiction. The air is warm around me as I stretch before curling up again. My eyes feel heavy, lead eyelids weighing them down, as I drift in that quasi-conscious state. Jack is on the couch next to me, eyes intent on the movie. I …

Day 99

Prompt: an isolated place.   I wake up just as we're passing another car, an awkward moment of eye contact through windows as I blink myself back to consciousness. "Hey there, sleepyhead. How was your nap?" Grumbling, I shift in the seat, rolling my head to face Shaun. "Mmmm, good. Where are we?" "Well, you …

Day 97

Prompt: an isolated place.   Cup of coffee in hand, I step out onto the porch, taking in the chatter of the woods. There's peace here, no cars or whistling trains. Just the birds, the bugs, and me. I stretch and sit at the small table, opening my laptop and letting the world suck me …