Black Velvet Wishes – Friday Fictioneers

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, lead by talented author and artist Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week's photo was provided by Ted Strutz. Thanks, Ted. All are invited to give this challenge a try. The goal is to write a 100-word story with a beginning, middle and end, based on the photo prompt. My story follows. (100 words) … Continue reading Black Velvet Wishes – Friday Fictioneers

Gone Missing – Friday Fictioneers

Happy New Year, Friday Fictioneers! It's good to be back. And what a lovely photo to come back to, provided by Melanie Greenwood. It brings to mind a life full of adventure. My story this week is not quite that. I'm not sure it's a complete story, but I think it could make an interesting longer one. … Continue reading Gone Missing – Friday Fictioneers

50 Happy Things: Bloggers Unite in Flood of Gratitude

This post comes courtesy of Dawn Quyle Langau from TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND. She had this great idea for bloggers to unite in gratitude. At this time of year, we may start thinking about the year ahead and our New Year's resolutions. Why not think about the year we have had instead and reflect on the … Continue reading 50 Happy Things: Bloggers Unite in Flood of Gratitude

Their Last Supper

Missy met Daniel at a park while escaping a Frisbee flung at her head. Daniel fled to her side to apologize. His best friend Ace had lobbed it in her direction by accident. Missy glanced over Daniel’s shoulder to see this friend, in his bare-chested attire, waving at them. But Daniel was in no hurry. … Continue reading Their Last Supper

Complete Disclosure – Friday Fictioneers

Fish stink pervaded our walk on the pier. After our ice cream cones, we aired our secrets. Katie had shared juicy morsels; first kiss, first lay, first fire, even though she told everyone she quit. My news dimmed in comparison, worthy of my mother's Sunday knit club. Today her expression was of such anguish, I feared she'd murdered someone. … Continue reading Complete Disclosure – Friday Fictioneers

With Two Blinks of an Eye

And now, the grand conclusion of Tessa's story. It will all come together here. For those who like to read previous sections, click HERE. Remember we last left Tessa and Remi in his warehouse. They had sex, wine, and Chinese food, although not in that order. Remi is over the top about his science experiments and … Continue reading With Two Blinks of an Eye

Meeting Bloggers in Real Life

I've been away from the blogs lately as my son recently participated in the Junior Olympics, playing water polo. It so happened that this event was held in San Jose! Here's a view of the city from our room. Here's the roof, the 26th. Trust me, we got a group rate. Without it, I would never … Continue reading Meeting Bloggers in Real Life