First Five Fragments for Friday – Ripped from the Headlines

Someone woke up and turned on the morning news before coffee. This is what happened.

Today’s writing prompts:

1. Human rights and democracy and Jimmy Carter

2. Economic recovery and race

3. Traffic accidents on the way to work

4. Daylight savings time

5. Mud

Happy Friday! Bonus if you can work all of those into one story that does not involve a television.



  1. I knew there was a reason I don’t look at/listen or read the news till later in my day. There are some scary start-up thoughts in that line up.
    Mud on the other hand…


  2. Mud. The heaviness of that word. The heaviness of these prompts, but thank you for them. I’m thinking…


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