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About pedometergeek

A pharmacist by profession, a haiku poet by nature, I read and write. I have a book of haiku, Ohayo Haiku, and another somewhat alternative haiku book, Three Breaths, but write other genres. I also read...lots of novels! My favorite is, and remains, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged but I am also a big Harry Potter fan. I truly am a pedometer geek strapping on my pedometer as soon as I awaken.

This is why pharmacists are anally retentive.

Originally posted on drugopinions:
I don’t mean it in a bad way. It is the strength in us as pharmacists. We pay attention to details but in doing so, we sometimes drive people crazy. When a nurse ask for additional…

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Oak Ridge Girls: A 99-word Story

Oak Ridge Girls Newspaper advertisements across the country said that a new firm was looking for young women to work in a factory in Tennessee. The job description was vague, but housing was supplied. Girls from the Midwest flocked to … Continue reading

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A Different Point of View: 99 flash fiction

Using the same Carrot Ranch prompt of looking back, this pedometer geek wrote another 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction. A Different Point of View Annie still shows up in his dreams. Looking back to his junior year, Dave … Continue reading

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Decision Re-imagined: A 99-word Flash

With the start of the new year, Carrot Ranch’s first prompt for 2019 was “looking back” and this is the pedometer geek’s take on the theme in 99 words (no more, no less). Decision Re-imagined Annie looked back on some … Continue reading

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BP: A Sense of Place: City Sidewalks

“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks…” was the most recent theme of the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, A Sense of Place. These columns took poets back to their haiku roots by pairing a place with a particular sense. Like the previous venues … Continue reading

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Best Friends: A 99-word Flash Fiction

Best Friends Suddenly, Cora Kingston moved away. Brokenhearted, she married the first man she met. The truth was that she would always love John, her best friend. They became fast friends from the time they met. John and Cora played … Continue reading

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Graphic Artists: A 99-word Flash Fiction

Graphic Artists Angela was going to the museum to see the new collection of graphic artists. That is, until she got stopped by the train. It was a good thing she wasn’t in a hurry because the train was barely … Continue reading

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