Daily Fun Three, Dec 8

Rory, over at A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip, posed this list that requires us to name three things for each category or question. 

Name Three …

Things you never want to do, but have to? 

Dishes, pick up cat food cans, laundry

Characters found in The Magic Faraway Tree that weren’t human?

I have no idea what that is.

Things that are yellow and round?

A child’s drawing of the sun, our oranges (yeah, they’re not orange), a tennis ball

Mythical Creatures that begin with the letter G

Gorgon, Godzilla, Griffin

Mammals that don’t have a tail?

Humans, Bears, and ….

American heavy metal bands?

Twisted Sister, Guns N’ Roses, Faith No More

Films with the number 3 in the title?

Three Amigos, 300, Three Faces of Eve

Things that best describe who you are?

loyal, lazy, unemployed

Aztec Gods/Goddesses?

Quetzalcoatl, and …

Planets in our galaxy?

Mars, Venus, Saturn

Things that shouldn’t be in your fridge today but are?


Things you always forget at the last minute before going out?

Nothing, I triple check my wallet, keys, and phone before leaving.

Actors you admire?

Charles Dance, Peter Capaldi, Gerard Butler

Ways you can laugh?

Um…I don’t know

Things you should have when you are very old but probably won’t?

Insurance, a paid off mortgage, lots of caring family

Things you have a chieved and are proud of?

Kid who’s not in jail (yet), a book, and I’m alive

Your worst habits?

Lazy, soda, um…..I don’t know


FOWC – Pencil

Harry couldn’t understand why his father always cringed when a pencil needed sharpening. It wasn’t until puberty hit and he was on a date with his girlfriend at sixteen that he understood. Mary was still laughing the next day. 

“It’s a family curse,” Harry told his son while Mary stifled her laugh. Twenty years later, and she still found it funny. Harry and Baxter looked at her. “You’ll get used to that too.” 

Finish the Story, Dec #3

Starting Over

Ask anyone living today what they would do if they had a time machine, and they would respond with, “stop him from destroying what we had.”

Their response was reasonable, of course, as it had only been fifty years since the fall of the United States and ten years since the world crossed the point of no return. We were doomed, and we knew it. Maybe that’s why we didn’t question when they came. No one questioned when they said we could go back and change things. No one asked what they stood to gain from offering the human race a chance to change the present, by changing the past. Maybe we should have.

It was a hot December morning when …

To be continued

Today, I am going to pick on Fandango and challenge him to send us on our journey.


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