The Outsiders

Daily Prompt: The Outsiders Tell us about the experience of being outside, looking in — however you’d like to interpret that. ~*~ Well, this hits close to home, Sally mused as she listened to her niece, Manda, tearfully explain how she’d not been invited to a sleepover with her supposed friends … again. “I don’t understand … More The Outsiders

Reminiscing Revisited

Daily Prompt: From You to You Write a letter to your 14-year-old self. ~*~ Sally gazed thoughtfully through the kitchen window toward the hammock strung between maples where her 12-year-old niece, Manda, was once again happily swinging. The sweet tones of the young girl’s voice reverberated into the summer stillness, singing the tune to Reminiscing even though … More Reminiscing Revisited

Reminiscing

Daily Prompt: Always Something There to Remind Me A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes. ~*~ “It’s impossible to pick just one song, Manda. My … More Reminiscing

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