Keeping Time

  “Isn’t Keeping Time a misnomer for your title, Jessie?” Mark asked. “How can you keep it? Time I mean. Even the moment I asked that question is gone. Maybe spending time would make more sense.” “You’re wasting my time with this line of thinking,” Jessie said. Why don’t you go spend your time away … Continue reading

Love at the Funky Munky

    This week’s photo prompt is provided by TJ Paris. Thank you TJ for our photo prompt This is another take on the prompt: a much lighter theme–The first one was much darker. Trudy and Cecil meet for the senior lunch special at the Funky Munky. Waiting for the waitress, Cecil says, “The meatloaf … Continue reading

In a Deadly Funk

This week’s photo prompt is provided by TJ Paris. Thank you TJ for our photo prompt Evenings at six I claim the small table in the corner and sit nursing a glass of white chardonnay (only one small glass, never more.) Trying to make it last is part of the challenge;  then my glass is empty, the game is … Continue reading

The Race

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Phylor. Thank you Phylor for our photo prompt! Old Blue knew he could win this race. Hadn’t he won the one against Stepchild? Alright, that race was six years ago and Stepchild was an old nag, so it wasn’t even a challenge for him. But then after a … Continue reading

Secrets of the Snow

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Phylor. Thank you Phy No bird sings this morning. The town of Elmhurst lies  silent, waiting for the snow to melt. Everyone anticipates the return of spring, except for Etta Cronin. Etta, who lives alone, has endured the harsh winter without complaint. At nine, her neighbor, Fred,  opens his front … Continue reading