It’s Just Like Riding a Bike – Friday Fictioneers

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers. Thanks to our wonderful host, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, and to Jellico's Stationhouse for the intriguing photo. The challenge is to write a 100-word story, based on the photo prompt below. My story is semi-autobiographical. (Personal Fiction: 100 words) It's Just Like Riding a Bike Emily wobbled while her siblings breezed past. Soon, the Rathbone … Continue reading It’s Just Like Riding a Bike – Friday Fictioneers

A Momentary Lapse in the Fun House – Flash Fiction

My leg cramped from sitting at a table with too many people. Our chairs bumping into one another and an occasional knee brushed mine. I could smell the mustard on the leftover sandwiches permeating the stale air of the conference room where we gathered before the start of a semester to discuss budget guidelines and tweak our educational … Continue reading A Momentary Lapse in the Fun House – Flash Fiction

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

Double Feature Post of the Week – It’s Perfect

When I read these two posts, which I'm about to share, it reminded me of a college roommate who said to me, "You're perfect right now." I laughed at him, and then I scowled, "No, I'm not. Why would you say such a thing? Certainly, I'm flawed." "Yes," he said, "but it is your flaws … Continue reading Double Feature Post of the Week – It’s Perfect