She had never been close to her father: he'd wanted a boy, not her. Years later and bemused, he stood over his father's freshly-dug grave wondering: Would dad have been pleased now that Jill has become Jack?
The Last Knight
It's Fandango's Flashback Friday. This piece was written a year ago for Fandango's One Word Challenge for which the word prompt was Cynical. Dinah liked to think of herself as a realist, immune to faerie tales, knights in shining armor, and dreams that can't come true. That's bullshit kid stuff, she told herself, and Dinah … Continue reading The Last Knight
Hammer Meets Nail
So, a hammer walks into The Nutz & Boltz Tavern after a tough day on the job site. The bartender leans over the bar. "What'll it be, Hambo?" "Gimme a Rusty Nail, Mack," he replied. "And keep 'em comin'!" "Rough day, huh? You look beat." Mack observed as he built Ham's drink. Ham tried to shrug … Continue reading Hammer Meets Nail
It's time once again for Fandango's Flashback Friday! This piece was written just last year for First Line Friday over at the MindLoveMisery's Menagerie blog. The prompt was Jaime spent the whole day browsing the antique store and left with just one thing. Jaime spent the whole day browsing the antique store and left with … Continue reading Carnival Glass
It's time for Cyranny's Quickie again! Today she's asking, Do you enjoy camping? I do not enjoy camping in the least. Here's why: When I got married for the first time, which is among the Top 10 biggest mistakes of my life, hubby decides we should camp near an Indian Reservation on the first … Continue reading Honeymoon Magic