Intrepid Optimist

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Monthly Archives: November, 2017

Alone at Night

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt.     “This is where…?” “Yes,” “But why?” “I don’t know.” “How did his wife take it?” “Devastated.” “I can imagine.” … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · 24 Comments

YouTube’s Answer to Monday Blues

Whatever Monday blues feeling I may have been anticipating has just been banished by listening to the sublime melody of Erik Satie’s composition, Gymnopédie No.1, with grateful thanks to YouTube. … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Left for Moscow

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt. Copyright Rochelle Wisoff-fields.   Anna. You have betrayed me. Deserted me for a new love in Moscow. After so many wonderful … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · 33 Comments

No Need for Panic

Written for Friday Fast Fiction, 100-word photo prompt. Photo© J Hardy Carroll   “Look dear. There’s an emergency.” Exclaimed Gladys “Why can’t they have them during the day?” Niggled Hector. … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · 21 Comments

Go Green

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100-word photo prompt. Photo by Marie Gail Stratford.   “The one thing I shall be remembered for is the man who demolished Bloomingdales.” Said the … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · 29 Comments

A Gourmet’s Lament

It is sad to admit I no longer can I dine heavily at unusual hours, filling my stomach with the adolescent pleasure of hot curries and starchy pies – no … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 4 Comments

Such a Boring Chore

It is doubtful the owner of my local bakery will be reading this, so I can safely say his baguettes are probably the worst I have ever attempted to swallow. … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · 5 Comments

Well Worth the Price

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt. Photo by Sarah Anne Hall. – “If you take that scarf off your head and listen, I’ll explain what exactly happened. … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · 22 Comments
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