Me and my son riding in my car this morning

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14 April 2017

Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple

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Genre: Anecdote

Word Count: 100

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            Monticello, a town in Upstate New York, is where we spent the summer of 1965, the last summer of my childhood, with my aunt and uncle. Having never traveled far from Kansas City, this was the adventure of my eleven-going-on-twelve-year-old lifetime.

            Unlike KC, restaurants like the pizzeria where I had my first ever, true pizza, stayed open all night.

            My brother handed me the red pepper. “Try this.”

            Aunt Lu scowled. “Go easy, Rochelle.”

           …

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Friday Funny – Technology

Author Don Massenzio

A seach engine optimization (SEO) expert walks into a bar, bars, pub, tavern, public house, Irish pub, drinks, beer, alcohol

dr-seussAn oldie but goodie:

DR. SEUSS EXPLAINS COMPUTERS…

If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port, and the bus is interrupted as a very last resort, and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort, then the socket packet pocket has an error to report.

If your cursor finds a menu item followed by a dash, and the double-clicking icon puts your window in the trash, and your data is corrupted ’cause the index doesn’t hash, then your situation’s hopeless and your system’s gonna crash!

If the label on the cable on the table at your house, says the network is connected to the button on your mouse, but your packets want to tunnel on another protocol, that’s repeatedly rejected by the printer down…

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Flash Fiction Challenge: Opening Sentence MashUps

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

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This will be fun.

Somehow, I discovered this hugely amusing website that gives you an opening sentence to your story.

What was amusing about it, though was…

it kinda works.

1st line generator 1

Some of the opening lines it generates are pretty darned good. As in, I’d read on if I were reading them at the start of a book.

Check it out.

1st line generator 0

Not bad, right?

1st line generator 2

Funny! But I want to read more.

1st line generator 3

A little strange, but okay…

1st line generator 4Ooh. Intrigue.

1st line generator 5I really like that one.

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Apr. 15/17

Linda G. Hill

Hey ho, it’s Friday and time for your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. The month of April, as you might have heard, is time for many of us to participate in the A to Z Challenge. With this taken into consideration, I’ll start the prompt with the letter of the day, just to potentially help people along. Here’s your prompt for this week:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “moo.” Base your post on the word “moo” or a word that rhymes with it. Bonus points if you actually use the word “moo” in your post. Have fun!

After you’ve written your Saturday post tomorrow, please link it here at this week’s prompt page and check to make sure it’s here in the comments so others can find it and see your awesome Stream of Consciousness post. Anyone can join in!

To make your post more visible…

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First Line Friday 14.04.17

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

Its that every other Friday again where I give you a first line, and you all get to write the rest. This prompt alternates with Amanda’s Music Prompts, so make sure to check back next Friday for some musical inspiration.

I’ll provide the first line, you get to write whatever comes afterward. Length, genre, and structure is completely up to you. Feel free to modify the line as you see fit, adding punctuation, quotes, or other bits if so desired. Or for more of a challenge, change nothing. You have a week to write it, enjoy!

Include the first line of course! Tag it Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, First Line Fridays, and short fiction. Create a link (ping-back) to this post and add your link to Mister Linky below.

Your line for this week is:

I’m going to tell you how I lost my inheritance.

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