Monthly Archives: March 2014

Naiad Repellent – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a dangerous encounter with River Naiads and an unexpected way to overcome them, begins after the photo. Genre: Urban Fantasy/Humor Naiad Repellent By 8:00AM, Nick and Howie had pulled in a goodly … Continue reading

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Happy Bird Day

The day in Balcones Canyonlands Wildlife Refuge started cold and and dark. In Texas, we don’t ever expect it to get that cold, though it does often enough. But with the prospect of getting pics of new and interesting birds, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

This week’s Photo Challenge is: Perspective. A picture from one angle or zoom has one meaning, but change the zoom and the picture suddenly has a different meaning. This is an interesting study and a clever challenge. Here are my … Continue reading

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Scenes of Life Nearby

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. –Aristotle One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical … Continue reading

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Mind Games – Tipsy Lit

Written for Tipsy Lit. A story, about playing games with a person’s mind, begins after the image. Genre: Espionage/Humor Mind Games His uniform was spotless, with creases sharp enough to cut. He moved smoothly, athletically. A man of supreme confidence. … Continue reading

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A Cruel Freeze

So here I was feeling all warm and happy. Temperatures were in the high 70s. I was walking around outside in only a tee-shirt, thinking I should pull out my shorts for the hot spring and summer Texas days to … Continue reading

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Market Research – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about a historic site and a souvenir stand, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Market Research “Captain Kirk fought the Gorn right here!” enthused Volks. “We’ll put a souvenir stand there.” “What’s … Continue reading

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Spell of a Woman – The Speakeasy

**Contains Mature content** Spell of a Woman Life had once been defined by linears and absolutes. That all changed when magic returned to the world. I’m not talking about card tricks magic. I mean fireballs, lightning, and the accursed illusions … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a great but lost opportunity, begins after the photo. Genre: Steampunk/Humor A Missed Opportunity Little did young Wilfred Montague know it, but the fate of the world rested upon his narrow shoulders. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

This week’s Photo Challenge is: Abandoned. It’s looking for things no one is looking for anymore. The things given up and left behind. Here are answers to the challenge. Join in! You can find the WordPress’ photo challenge here: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/photo-challenge-abandoned/

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