Spelling Lesson Number 1

snow flakes

The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “METER”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories 


“Maybe you oughtta check the meter, instead o’ just eyeballin’ tha thing?”

The answer to that was a raised eyebrow and a sharp chin notched upward…a bit of the hairy eyeball.

“I mean, the Grandmaster Grimoire says you have ta get the right combo, tha right timing, in tha right amount, or there’s gonna be major troubles, for sure.” Continue reading

Comfort Cooking

Yellow autumn leaves

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Bok choy and thin-sliced carrots, a bit past their freshness date, sizzled in the pan. She sniffed the aromas of sesame oil, lime, and Moroccan baked tofu. The sharp scent of sliced onion softened, long layers relaxing, rolling and shining over her cooking spoon. Continue reading

Avocado Toast in 99, Times Two

Fancy Avocado ToastTwo 99-word tales of love and avocado toast.

Tea and Sympathy

“What’s the plan for today?” he asked.

Georgia watched out the window as squirrels chased each other through new-fallen snow, then up and around the trunk of the red oak they’d planted at Jessi’s birth. Snow chunks dropped like overcooked spuds.  Continue reading