1. Finally, a Tattoo Barbie to change the conversation from big boobs to blatant ink. 2. Who knew mini dachshunds would actually eat mini pumpkins if they could get a hold of one? At least it wasn’t my underwear this time. 3. Nothing like wondering why the water in the kettle isn’t boiling yet until […]
Where does your vision take you?
1. Finally, frost on the pumpkin….and the grass, the roof, the coneflowers, the raspberry stalks, the deck chairs…..and permission to stop pulling weeds. 2. Twitter is a noisy place, like standing at a busy intersection all the time, only in cyberspace. 3. Going unplugged one day a week may not be enough. 4. Having a […]
Welcome to a new feature at One Minnesota Writer. Photo Fragments for Creative Flow is designed to offer visual prompts for those of you who find word prompts to be the wrong kind of thing to spark your work. Or, perhaps, some days, pictures work better than words to get you moving. Whatever the reason, […]
Seasonal, regional, random….. 1. A nearly-full morning moon, scuttling gray clouds, and a 10-foot-tall blow-up Frankenstein next to an ivy-covered house 2. That phrase, “a pain in the ass,” doesn’t strike me as quite as bad as a pain in the lower back but I suppose it’s catchier 3. Crows outside are having a noisy […]
This week’s writing prompts could be an exercise in light versus dark. 1. Rain after midnight is one of my favorite sounds at one of my favorites times. 2. There should be an underage Zombie Pub(less) Crawl….oh, wait, that would be Halloween. Sort of. 3. When a fifteen-year-old kid gets arrested for making bomb threats, […]
Every once in a while, something slaps me on the head as a reminder that life can change long before I have time to snap my fingers. And any action can affect far more people than expected. I watched the news this morning, relishing in an unexpected bit of free time thanks to there being […]