Wordless Wednesday: Welcome to Budapest

Budapest, Hungary
Location: Budapest, Hungary


December 6, 2021 at 9:49 am 2 comments

Taking Care of Business

For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 3 December 2021

LIsa Fox
Photo Credit: LIsa Fox

John married a nurse who came from a small village in the Philippines.

Visiting her folks in a place where there was no electricity and running water was quite an eye-opener. He learned to appreciate things he usually took for granted.

On their first night, he told Dolores that he needed to take care of business.

She pointed to the outhouse and then handed him a newspaper.

“What am I suppose to do with it?” he asked. “You know, I can’t read in the dark.”

“Believe me,” Dolores smiled, “Without toilet paper, it will come in handy.”

She was right.

December 1, 2021 at 10:19 am 31 comments

Wordless Wednesday: Winter Ready

Wood Pile
Location: Mürren, Switzerland


November 29, 2021 at 8:45 am 8 comments

Breaking Up

For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 26 November 2021

Roger Bultot
Photo Credit: Roger Bultot

High school was over. Headed to California, Emma would soon be leaving the neighborhood where she grew up. She decided it was time to break up with her boyfriend too.

While she was wild and a free spirit, Tom was the typical Boy Scout.

Emma knew he loved her despite her imperfections. But it wasn’t enough to keep the relationship going.

At this point in her life, she was looking for a kindred spirit who shared what others might perceive as character flaws.

She worried that Tom might take it hard. If only she knew, he’d already found somebody new.

November 24, 2021 at 9:34 am 33 comments

Wordless Wednesday: A Narrow Lane

A Narrow Alley
Location: Cefalù, Sicily, Italy


November 22, 2021 at 9:06 am 2 comments

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