Category Archives: humor

If Wishes Were Horses… (A 99-word Flash Fiction)

If Wishes Were Horses… Julie was one of the smallest kids in her class, and she was always picked last for every team. Despite that, she loved playing volleyball. The school started an intramural league for the students; the team … Continue reading

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Story of Shards: 99-word flash

Story of Shards A favorite author of mine, Jennifer Estep, writes fantasy fiction for teens and adults. I actually stumbled upon her writing when I won a copy of her YA novel, Dark Frost from her Mythos Academy series. Once … Continue reading

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A Word From Our Sponsor: 99-word

A Word From Our Sponsor As a pharmacist, I dealt with all sorts of people with digestive issues. Through the years I counseled people on various problems like indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and other maladies of the gastrointestinal tract. Depending … Continue reading

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What-the-Tuck: Two New Trends

This pedometer geek reader has recently identified what could be new What-the-tuck trends in novels. Because of the predominance of repeated use of particular words and phrases, there are two that I have added to my growing list. The first … Continue reading

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Favorite Song…

Choosing my favorite song…I wish I could say I had just one favorite song of popular music.  Like favorite books, I have many favorite songs.  I’m not even sure that all of them are or were considered the popular songs … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Sketch of Aunt Tillie (Flash Fiction)

Eulogy for Aunt Tillie I remember Aunt Tillie affectionately although she preferred my sisters Sally and Connie more. I think she liked me more once I began wearing glasses. Aunt Tillie was a bit silly, even odd. She always wore … Continue reading

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Superhero Mom

I suspect every mother has at least one superpower. What that superpower for any particular mother is anyone’s guess. Further, there may even be a superhero suit lurking underneath the regular workaday clothes. It is only in retrospect that I … Continue reading

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