“Fiction In A Flash Challenge” Week #12

Mariam sat on a bench in an unfamiliar building staring at a pole with four strange circles surrounded by numbers. Where was she? Or more importantly, when was she? Nothing about this place was remotely familiar. Not even the history books she studied had anything in them resembling this place. She looked around for anything

FANTASY

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. “Are you ready to leave, Lisa?” “It’s so beautiful. Let’s stay a little longer, Gregg.” “We can’t. We’ll miss the ferry and there isn’t another one until tomorrow.” “I don’t care. We can get a place here.” “We could, but all of our

The Sign

50 Word Thursdays # 68 This weeks phrase: “As she watched, Miss Tonks drew a pistol,” – M.C. Beaton’s Colonel Sandhurst to the Rescue Kayla watched the couple walk down the street from her tiny window. Life wasn’t normal, it hadn’t been for months. Only the elite had outside privileges. But things were about to

A Photo a Week Challenge: Peaceful Place

Let’s just sit and relax. This weeks theme: In a new post created for this challenge, share a photo or two that bring you peace. Here’s how it works: Each week, Nancy will come up with a theme and post a photo that she think fits. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the

A Photo a Week Challenge: Glass

Look closely and you will see my photo in the glass. This weeks theme: In a new post created for this challenge, share a photo or two that show how the seasons are changing in your part of the world. Here’s how it works: Each week, Nancy will come up with a theme and post

Biscuits and Gravy

This weeks breakfast special will be biscuits and sausage gravy. This is a family favorite that that is easy to make. I have been making this for my family for years with various sides. It's an easy recipe and can feed a large family. Even better, the recipe can be easily doubled when you have

Frazzalines

No matter when we went to Grandma’s, you knew that you would get something good to eat. Our Grandma always had four things in her freezer: frizzalines, pizza roll, taralli, and chocolate chip cookies. Flour, eggs, Crisco, sugar. These ingredients come together to make another family tradition—Frazzalines. Every Italian family has a variation of this

TOGETHER

This story is prompted by Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo Thursday photo prompt:  #writephoto. Lesa walked down the beach as the waves crash the shore. The sand beneath her feet washed away with each new wave. The smell of the salt water tickled her nose. She looked over her shoulder at the house behind her. Her parent’s

HE CHOSE ME

50 Word Thursdays # 66 This weeks phrase: “She was murdered,” Rabbit says. – Kate Racculia’s Bellweather Rhapsody Moss, trees, blue and purple hues. Even the steps to the overpass looked inviting. Soothing sounds of animals and nature surrounded her. “She was murdered,” Rabbit says. What happened? How could she hear him? She remembered. He