365 Writing Prompts – Day 31

January 31, 2017 – First Light – what was the first thought you had upon waking this morning? Stacy’s Mom – I woke this morning with it playing in my head. The original song by Fountains of Wayne was released in 2003. Sean loved it, as well as the video.…

365 Writing Prompts – Day 30

January 30, 2017 – Dig through your couch cushions, your purse, on the floor of your car and look at the year printed on the first coin you find. What were you doing that year? 1992 In 1992, I was recently divorced. Cathy, Sean, Leslie and I lived in a…

365 Writing Prompts – Day 29

January 29, 2017 – Far From Normal Six unique, exciting, or just plain odd things about me: 01. When our mother was pregnant with Cathy and me, her doctor only heard one baby heartbeat the entire time. After we were born, Dr. Fitch said his only explanation was that our…

365 Writing Prompts Day 28

January 28, 2017 – Describe a car accident you were in. I can’t remember the exact date, just that it was in the summer of 1988. Jeff, my husband, Darwin, my brother-in-law, and Steve, my brother, were putting a new roof on my mother’s house. They didn’t purchase enough shingles…

365 Writing Prompts – Day 27

January 27, 2017 Describe the best concert you ever attended. Pink Floyd, June 20, 1994, Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri. The local radio station that everyone listened to is US-97. They offered a “party package” which included lunch and free drinks at Cartoons, a local restaurant and bar, tickets to…

365 Writing Prompts – Day 26

January 26, 2017 — Something You Heard A Friend Say Today at work, I heard one coworker tell another that she was really excited to see Fifty Shades Darker. The second woman seemed a little perplexed and asked, “Hmm, have you read the books?” The first woman replied that she’d…

365 Writing Prompts – Day 25

January 25, 2017 — Ice Cream My favorite ice cream is Baskin Robbins Jamoca Almond Fudge, I’ve loved it since the first time I tasted it in 1970. It is premium ice cream, wonderfully creamy, with a subtle coffee flavor. The fudge ribbons are nice and thick to intensify the…

365 Days – Day 24

This song is one my favorites by Leonard Cohen, but in light of recent events, I thought that posting Julie and Perla seemed appropriate… The birds they sangAt the break of dayStart againI heard them sayDon’t dwell on whatHas passed awayOr what is yet to beYeah the wars they willBe…

365 Days – Day 23

January 23, 2017 – No writing prompt today… After I read this article, I grounded myself from Facebook. I don’t want to be mean or disrespectful anymore. That isn’t going to solve anything, only drive the wedge deeper. If things are going to really change, we need open lines of…

365 Days – Day 22

January 22, 2017 – No writing prompt today… Facebook is still inflamed with the inauguration and The Women’s March hate. I can’t do it, so I’m going to post my favorite Tom Hardy video…