Music Magic and “The Rhythm in My Head”

I watched my son's middle school music concert with tears streaming down my face. I know what you're thinking. Really? But it's a middle school music concert. I know, I know. But I also that know that my dad would have really loved this. He was a huge jazz fan. My dad played the clarinet … Continue reading Music Magic and “The Rhythm in My Head”

Their Latest Act – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for a 100-word story with Friday Fictioneers, a writing group hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Thanks, Rochelle for your leadership every week. Thanks to Roger Bultot for providing this week's photo. My story follows.  (Horror: 100 words) Their Latest Act The taste of metal tainted her tongue. Laine shook the salt shaker into her mouth. No use. … Continue reading Their Latest Act – Friday Fictioneers

No Batteries Required – Friday Fictioneers

Welcome to Friday Fictoneers, where every week writers attempt to create a 100-word story based on a photo. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting the group each and every week. The photo was provided by Sean Fallon. Thank you, Sean. This week's prompt is a repeat from three years ago. Since many of you may … Continue reading No Batteries Required – Friday Fictioneers

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

Linger in the Moonbeam Wilderness

Linger in the moonbeam wilderness stay a while take off your hat, your scarf and breathe in the air Feel it nip at your neck and sting your eyes dance upon your lips and whistle in your eardrums Its song filters through the clouds whispered in the wind and is carried by feathered wings waiting … Continue reading Linger in the Moonbeam Wilderness

Raining Apples – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for Friday Fictioneers, where writers across the globe accept the challenge of writing a 100-word story based on a photo. Thanks to our lovely hostess, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, who also provided this week's photo prompt. My story this week is semi-autobiographical. I hope you enjoy it. Feel free to join in the fun and … Continue reading Raining Apples – Friday Fictioneers

That Time I was in a Parade

With temperatures in the triple digits, I will leave town with the masses in search of a cool breeze. But, we'll be back so my son can participate in a festive holiday parade with his water polo team. I don't know the specifics of his participation; if he'll be walking or riding, chanting or hand waving. Since … Continue reading That Time I was in a Parade