Time Capsulated – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for Friday Fictioneers, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week's photo was provided by Sandra Crook. Join in the fun. Here are instructions. The objective is to write a 100-word story based on the photo prompt below. All are welcome. Genre: Memoir (100 words) Time Capsulated Time left no marks on our faces. It was … Continue reading Time Capsulated – Friday Fictioneers

For My Dad – A Poem

This is the poem I read at my dad's memorial service. Things came to me in little bits right after his passing and this is what I wrote. I thought I would be able to read this as opposed to a longer story. I was wrong. I cried after the first word and then continued with tears … Continue reading For My Dad – A Poem

The Battle of the Button Hats – Friday Fictioneers

Genre: Fantasy/Humor (100 words) The Battle of the Button Hats Around the bend, the boy spied them, curled up under a sweeping foliage of dank earth, their button hats perched loosely upon elephant trunks as tall as trees. What's this? Clumps of logs amassed in heaps, proportionate in numbers and in size, clustered beneath the button … Continue reading The Battle of the Button Hats – Friday Fictioneers

Dancing with my Hair Down

When I was small, I danced for hours in the foyer of my house. Most of the house was carpeted, including the kitchen and two bathrooms, but not in this white square speckled with black dots. It was years before tile would replace some of that carpet. In the meantime, that 12 x 12 square feet of … Continue reading Dancing with my Hair Down

A Caroling We Will Go

Tis the season for caroling. Singing together in joy and attempted harmony.  I grew up with this idea, singing alongside my brothers and sisters. Two neighboring Catholic families joined together. Our family of six kids, plus theirs, ten kids strong. A gathering filled up our houses, especially if spouses and friends joined in, which happened … Continue reading A Caroling We Will Go

All in the Family – Friday Fictioneers – 10/25/13

Happy Anniversary to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for leading the Friday Fictioneers for a whole year now. Wow, that went by fast. A big, heartfelt thanks to you. In Rochelle's honor today, I wrote biographical fiction. Thanks for all your inspiration. Biographical Fiction (101 words) copyright – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields All in the Family The piano sat abandoned … Continue reading All in the Family – Friday Fictioneers – 10/25/13

The Magic That is Disneyland

I cut off my arms, my legs, and cashed in my IRA. Okay kids, now we're ready to experience the magic that is Disneyland. It is a one-of-kind thematic landscape, home of Tinker Bell, Dumbo, even the late Michael Jackson has an attraction. I wanted to take my two boys before they were teenagers, anticipating … Continue reading The Magic That is Disneyland