Twisted Fate

Day Nine: Point of View Today’s Prompt: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. We encourage you to give fiction a try, even if […]

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Music that Speaks

My first reaction when people ask me if I have preferred songs, locations, or anything etc. is of repulse. I think that is too static. I like variety, I like many things. I am a Gemini, that is my excuse for being a generalist, interested in so many things that sometimes loses focus on what […]

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Ramblings of Consciousness

No idea how to start. As I write I think of the things I would have said when I would be from a different planet. Now I just happen to be here. I had to think twice this morning when I felt the customary adrenaline rush going up and down my body. At least now […]

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Long Story Telling – Fear of Ghosts

Have you ever, as a kid, been afraid of ghosts? I wasn’t until a few events took place. I will warn you that this is a long read, so brace yourself and grab a cup of coffee or tea, as I am going to share with you what happened. Don’t be scared, most likely you […]

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My Chinese Chardonnay New Friend

When I know that I have a 2h45min flight followed by a stopover and another 8 hrs flight, I prepare my reading gear and don’t bother about anything else. I set my mind to relaxing mode and so does my husband. I didn’t read anything till the stopover. Beside me, there was a much more […]

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Did I Forget Something?

Except for travel and weather forecasts, there aren’t many things with which I have a love and hate relationship. Knowing new places attracts me like a magnet. Getting to and from somewhere is the party breaker. My husband differs though. He thinks that just the thought of traveling and the small trip to the airport, […]

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Being Perfectly Imperfect

Some weeks ago while reading ‘The Fallen Saints post by Chic Prune‘ I left a comment there: Vulnerability is, in fact, a place of strength, as people meet and greet there without fear. Not recognizing that inner strength, makes us worship saints. There isn’t any… Since yesterday, I met again with the thought of vulnerability, at least […]

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Life Lessons from the Cyclist Philosopher

There are many people going through a rough time, perhaps because of illness or other life circumstances, which brought their lives to worser times than many of ours. Some of them talk or write about it. Every single one of them has a story that is unique and touching. Anthony Andrew Wade Duncan is a cyclist philosopher. […]

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