Kidnapped!

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, the place where Rochelle Wisoff-Fields hosts weekly flash fiction based on a photo prompt. The challenge is to write a complete story in approx. 100 words. The link for other entries is below. Come join us! 100 words: The odd things at Bernie’s grandmother’s house fascinated Joey. It surprised him how…

Become a Blogger in 39 Easy Steps!

Originally posted on She's a Maineiac:
Hey kids! Want to become a blogger? It’s easy! Just do the following: Roll your eyes when blogger friend suggests you start a blog. Start blog. Write first post. Make sure it’s short and stupid because you’re certain no one will ever read it. Get two followers. Ego…

Homecoming – Part 4

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, the place where Rochelle Wisoff-Fields hosts weekly flash fiction based on a photo prompt. The challenge is to write a complete story in approx. 100 words. The link for other entries is at the bottom. I’m continuing a series of glimpses from a larger story begun 4 weeks ago. You can…

Open Your Heart and Drink

Just imagine what could happen if everyone in the world opened their heart and drank of the truths in this video. I imagine an end to poverty, hunger, racism, hatred, discrimination, and even war. If you don’t watch anything else today, this week, this month, or this year, watch this. It could change your life.…

The Reluctant Wedding Planner – A Cautionary Tale

If you read my recent post regarding my back yard, you are aware that I am in the middle of planning my daughter’s wedding with less than 6 months in which to accomplish this Herculean task. We have (obviously) ruled out my back yard (mostly), but how does one find an affordable venue to hold…

Tales from the Old Country – Part 3

Every year when I was a child my Father’s family of origin would gather together on Christmas Day to celebrate. Part of our celebration always included a retelling of Papa’s (my paternal grandfather) coming to America. As a child, my *Fambly’s Story made its mark on me, especially since I never knew any of my…