Pink Lady Queen Blues

Lorna bought a pink fleece pants set at Macy’s. In fact, she wore it up to the register. Her tattered clothes were neatly folded, held tightly under her arm. The pants set was fun, on sale and pink. She simply couldn’t take it off. It was ballet pink. Not that obnoxious cotton candy or bubble … Continue reading Pink Lady Queen Blues

The X-Files Re-Opened

Tonight the X-Files, the science fiction, supernatural series created by Chris Carter, returns to television on the Fox channel. That's right. The X-Files will be re-opened. The show aired from September 10, 1993, to May 19, 2002, spanning nine seasons and 202 episodes. In case you hadn't noticed, my blog name has always been a kind of spin … Continue reading The X-Files Re-Opened

Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops!

This week's photo challenge is Oops!  ‘Tis the season to revel in photographic (and/or photogenic) disasters. I have an assortment of photos that will satisfy this challenge. Please forgive my indulgence, but I'm going to share a few. I had a hard time deciding which ones to include. I have plenty of blurry ones, but I like these … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops!

The Case of Missing Real Big Bird – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for Friday Fictioneers, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week's amusing photo was provided by Luther Siler. Thank you, Luther. I had to really trim this piece. I'm going for funny. I hope it still has the frame intact at least. Let me know if these detectives seem remotely familiar. If you'd like to participate, all … Continue reading The Case of Missing Real Big Bird – Friday Fictioneers

Shark Crime Investigations – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for Friday Fictioneers. A little late this week. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting and to Sandra Crook for this beautiful photo. I just watched a documentary on sharks. I can't help but write this story. Enjoy. Genre: Science Thriller (100 words) Shark Crime Investigations Shark Crime Investigator Addison Gimpley patrolled Kipa Beach undisturbed, fixated … Continue reading Shark Crime Investigations – Friday Fictioneers

Thanksgiving Quandries

For this year's Thanksgiving meal, I will responsible for cooking. This also includes planning. We all know that the secret to a successful Thanksgiving meal with numerous side dishes delivered to the table piping hot all at once is....more than one oven! Correct? But unless you live in a hotel or you're just lucky, you're like … Continue reading Thanksgiving Quandries

Not the Flash!

So, I forgot it takes 25 minutes to get 2.9 miles in rush hour. And it was dark. And RAINING! It never rains. Maybe it was because of the lightning, but Siri malfunctioned. These are her instructions: Make a left. Then left again. Now make a U-Turn. She took me into a parking lot. Oh, … Continue reading Not the Flash!