Mutable Energy

This week’s theme for #TankaTuesday is “transitions.” Many thanks to Ken Gierke (Rivrvlogr) for his brilliant choice of theme. Today, I notice how the weather has become changeable, with mutable energy; one minute it feels like spring, the next it’s wintery cold. Around me, I see how people’s moods now shift like the weather and becomeContinue reading “Mutable Energy”

“I’d Rather Be…” #99-Word Stories

The Carrot Ranch February 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “I’d rather be…” You fill in what comes next. What would a character(s) rather be doing and why? How can you use the phrase as a literary device? Go where the prompt leads! Submit byContinue reading ““I’d Rather Be…” #99-Word Stories”

Nirvana, #TankaTuesday

Our #TankaTuesday prompt this week is a #PhotoPrompt. Diana Peach chose the image: “Nirvana” Before you stands the door to Nirvana… Now is the time to break free from the chains that bound you to this earthly plane. Let go of all the restraints that held you back. Breathe in the quiet serenity. Enter theContinue reading “Nirvana, #TankaTuesday”

Accounting Anxiety, #99Word Stories

February 7, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes anxiety. Who has anxiety or what is the source? Is there conflict? How can you use anxiety to further a story? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by February 12, 2022. “I can’t do this again,” I mumbled. I’dContinue reading “Accounting Anxiety, #99Word Stories”

Colleen’s Coffee Klatch: Welcome M J Mallon, @Marjorie_Mallon

Hello everyone! Welcome to Colleen’s Coffee Klatch. Where I grew up, the Kaffeeklatsch was all the rage. Folks (mostly women) would get together, share a cup of coffee, and catch up on their lives. Thanks so much for stopping by to share a cup of coffee and a chat. Every month, I like to reconnectContinue reading “Colleen’s Coffee Klatch: Welcome M J Mallon, @Marjorie_Mallon”

Vision Tree Cinquain, #TankaTuesday

Last weekend, I attended a Vision Tree Retreat with Openings Life Coaching online, with a group of ladies from the UP (Upper Peninsula) of Michigan. (I’ve glassed the collage, and I had a hard time getting a decent photo without reflections. Sorry about that). Anyway, a vision tree is a way to manifest your dreamsContinue reading “Vision Tree Cinquain, #TankaTuesday”

“Gold Rush Aspirations,” #99WordStories

The Carrot Ranch flash fiction prompt for this week: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about “the ’49ers.” Who or what are they? What is the significance of the number? Do you follow the Gold Rush history or venture into new territory? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by February 5,Continue reading ““Gold Rush Aspirations,” #99WordStories”