Monthly Archives: June 2013

Daily Prompt: Facing Mortality Under the Sea

Daily Prompt: The Natural World. I must have been about six years old, and my family had gone to a beach on a lake in Wisconsin.  Green Lake, if memory serves me correctly.  At my age, I was only allowed … Continue reading

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THE ROMANCE OF THE RAILS

Daily Prompt: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles. Ah, the romance of the rails!  Only once have I been so wooed, but the memory lives on. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; … Continue reading

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Its a long way

Daily Prompt: Ha Ha Ha. (This is an original joke.  That is, no one told it to me; I thought of it.) A well-traveled man found himself in an exotic restaurant thousands of miles from his home.  It was the … Continue reading

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Apologies

Sorry for the nonsense words at the beginning of my post “Beneath One Layer”  My mistake for not having taken that out.

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BENEATH ONE LAYER (Short fiction)

Daily Prompt: Moment of Kindness. 800×600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,”serif”;} I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Tagline — TAG! I’m It!

Daily Prompt: Tagline. husband, father, neuroscientist, Christian, wanna-be story writer, helper, think before speak, not social but warm to a few, caring, perfectionist tendencies, some vanity, abstract thinker …and sometimes minimalist (as you can see by my approach to this … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Bookworm

Daily Prompt: Bookworm.  John Irving: IN ONE PERSON Having read almost everything John Irving has written (but none recently), I was looking forward to this one.  His biography includes The World According to Garp (quite good), Cider House Rules (another … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt — Singing in the Rain: FAMILY WARMTH

Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof… describe your perfect, rainy afternoon.  FAMILY WARMTH (There are many things that would make for a perfect rainy afternoon, depending on who is involved.  This little vignette, purely fictional, might … Continue reading

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Writing Well

This site is quite helpful.  They offer occasional e-mail newsletters called “Writing on and Whim” and “Fuel for the Soul,” as well as writing workshops that can be done online. URL: http://www.writewellme.com/

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Daily Prompt –Faith — EVIDENCE (long fiction)

(As a scientist for many decades and a Christian for even longer, I have no problem blending the two perspectives.  I wanted to come up with something to write specifically for this Daily Prompt, but instead, I will supply this … Continue reading

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