As a small boy, Dave was fascinated by tales of intrepid explorers. He dreamed of a life filled with adventure on the high seas, or surviving in the wild tundra of the North. He’d even settle for fending off lions in the deepest, darkest parts of Africa. He wanted it all. Years of backyard tenting,…… Continue reading Jumping In With Both Feet
An avid outdoorsman since he was a child, Bill impressed everyone with his survival skills. He tried to make a business out of it, but no one stayed long after discovering his obsession with the Donner Party. This 208-character short was inspired by Twittering Tales and Fandango’s FOWC – avid.
Harry threw the paper down on the table and sighed. He longed for the old days. The days when people were reasonable; when people listened to others. A time when the real threat was clear and identifiable. Now, all one had to do to stoke another’s enmity was to open their mouth. It came from…… Continue reading When Exactly?
Remember, we’re in this together.Everyone has to stay the course.Monumental changes are coming.Only the strong and devoted will survive.Right now our enemies are ignorant.Selling their souls on blind faith.Eternal feedback loop. This was inspired by and written for FOWC – remorse
Fandango’s prompt today is underdog and I immediately thought of the cartoon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pa1fH0SvGPg A lot of cartoons and shows I used to watch embraced the idea of underdogs. Some ended up saving the day, others had hearts of gold. We have so many underdogs in today’s society and those who champion their cause that you…… Continue reading Underdog
Andrew sat on the low cement wall and kicked the Hudson High School sign with his sandals. “Hey, Drew.” Mary sat next to Andrew and flung her lunch bag between them. “Whatcha staring at?” Andrew nodded his head toward a group of skateboarders who were trying to slide down the school’s railing. Each of them…… Continue reading That Wasn’t A Compliment
Okay, now you can’t pose the word cartoon and not expect to see a bunch of cartoons…so enjoy some of my favorite ones 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StRffETNzyk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHc9d2Nihuk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ8Cc1W3lqE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXBVa8ejIZM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vM5pvRURBg
Stephen sat at the crossroads; the intersection of his life. He could go left and live a life of simplicity by the beach. He could go right and live a life of chaos and wealth in the city. He could so straight and life a peaceful life with his family toiling away on a farm.…… Continue reading Intersection of Life
It was only their first date, but their chemistry was electric. Seventy years later, her warm touch still sent electric pulses through his body.
Julia and Michael were enjoying a warm summer day with Flora at the local county fair. This was the first time Flora had gone when she could really interact and enjoy the goings on. Michael was happy he wasn’t lugging around the bulky stroller filled with anything and everything Flora may want just to keep…… Continue reading Grab The Camera