the computer mouse — 6/1/17

Today’s encore selection — from What the Dormouse Said by John Markoff. The computer mouse. In 1964, Douglas Engelbart of the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) invented what became known as the computer mouse. It was…

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Three Line Tales, Week 70

Only 100 Words

Welcome to Week 70 of Three Line Tales.

three line tales, week 70: a cat walking on a dock wall with boats in the background aaah, cats and boats – two of my favourite things (photo by Timothy Meinberg via Unsplash)

You’ll find full guidelines on the TLT page – here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
  • Link back to this post (& check the link shows up under the weekly post).
  • Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader).
  • Read and comment on other TLT participants’ lines.
  • Have fun.

Happy three-lining!



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Sesame Ginger Chicken

What's for Dinner Moms?

(Sorry about the picture quality but my family helped my out by taking dinner pictures the other night. This is the best shot they had.)

We love Chinese food but it can be very expensive and you don’t always know what is in it. If we make it at home we can control the ingredients and how we cook it. More oil, less oil, steaming or baking it is up to us.

We started with the recipe for Sesame Ginger Chicken from the Food Network (click for link to recipe).  I encourage you to do make it your own. We had no oyster sauce, Thai chili sauce or fresh ginger so we left those out. But, we needed to make up for the  liquid we were taking away so we added a bit of extra of what we did have on hand and I had some powdered ginger to…

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Thursday photo prompt: Knock #writephoto

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo


Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 7th June and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that the pingback works and if not, copy and paste your link into the comments section of this post.

 Don’t forget to use the #writephoto hashtag in your title so your posts can be found.

You can find all last week’s entries in the round-up. Please visit and read the stories and poems and explore the sites of their writers.

I will feature as many entries as I can on the blog during the week, but given the volume of contributions we are getting every week, that will not be all of them! All posts will be included in a round up on Thursday 8th June.

Feel free to use #writephoto…

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Lost in Translation

It is the first week in June and it is time for another PICK A WORD theme. Here are the words to choose from: 












©Paula Borkovic

 I hope you’ve enjoyed my selection from Venice.  As usual for this theme, you can do one word, or more or all five. It’s up to you. 

To join the Thursday’s Special photo challenge you are supposed to: 

  • Make a photo post on today’s theme, before next Thursday.

  • Link to this challenge post, and tag your post #thursdaysspecial

  • Leave a comment under this post.

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Click on the bellow links to check out the fabulous entries to this challenge:

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