Beware The Wolf

Daily Prompt: Brilliant Disguise Tell us about a time when someone had you completely fooled, where the wool was pulled right over your eyes and you got hoodwinked, but good. Was it a humorous experience or one you’d rather forget? What was the outcome? ~*~ “Lots of people puff themselves up to be more than … More Beware The Wolf

Nectar to Hummingbirds

Daily Prompt: The Kindness of Strangers ~*~ “It was such a long time ago,” Sally mumbled sadly to herself as she gazed through the window to a hummingbird hovering by a feeder which hung there. “What was, Aunt Sally? What was so long ago?” Young Amanda flopped down on the sofa next to her favourite, albeit … More Nectar to Hummingbirds

Something Normal

Daily Prompt: A Dog Named Bob You have 20 minutes to write a post that includes the words mailbox, bluejay, plate, syrup, and ink. And one more detail… the story must include a dog named Bob ~*~ “You have no idea what you’re talking about,” Abby growled as she grabbed a clean plate from the … More Something Normal

Broken

Daily Prompt: Childhood Revisited Sure, you turned out pretty good, but is there anything you wish had been different about your childhood? If you have kids, is there anything you wish were different for them? ~*~ “You ask such loaded questions,” Valerie reacted with a hint of chilliness in her voice. “I’m not sure I … More Broken

Green-Eyed Misery

Daily Prompt: Green-Eyed Lady We all get jealous from time to time — what wakes the green-eyed monster for you? ~*~ “Will you look at that?” Rodney swooned as a Signature Red Tesla whizzed by down the boulevard. “What I wouldn’t give to get my hands on one of those babies. I’m so envious of that … More Green-Eyed Misery

Hair Everywhere

Menagerie Do you have animals in your life? If yes, what do they mean to you? If no, why have you opted not to? ~*~ Animals have always been an important part of my life. I grew up with a variety of dogs and cats in the house, and was around horses for many of my formative … More Hair Everywhere

The Language Broker

 Daily Prompt: Take that, Rosetta! If you could wake up tomorrow and be fluent in any language you don’t currently speak, which would it be? Why? What’s the first thing you do with your new linguistic skills? ~*~ “You mean I have to choose … just one?” Sadie sat with her arms folded, a pout … More The Language Broker

The Writer

Daily Prompt: The Show Must Go On If you were involved in a movie, would you rather be the director, the producer, or the lead performer? (Note: you can’t be the writer!) ~*~ “Cut! … What do you mean I can’t be the writer? Isn’t that the role the lead performer … and that would be … More The Writer

Lies

Daily Prompt: Whoa! ~*~ “I don’t understand you. What are you saying?” The delinquent one stares me down with vacancy in his eyes. It’s as if I’m looking at a ghost; an empty shell of a man I once knew who is no more. He’s returned following weeks away studying for his masters degree. It’s Christmas break, and my birthday, … More Lies

Gelato Fantasy

  Daily Prompt: 32 Flavours ~*~ Vari-coloured gelato Tempting every taste bud. What to choose? Wha’d ever you want! It’s a vacation. It’s Venizia … On the Calle dei Fabri … A minute from our hotel. Gelato twice a day. Molto bene! Molto delizioso! Nuff said! Yummmmmm …. ~*~ Honestly … ice cream will never taste the same again. … More Gelato Fantasy