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Daily Prompt–The Glass

Is the glass half-full, or half-empty? This is a tough one. I could go either way on this. One way is thought to be optimistic; the other is thought to be pessimistic. I think both are relatively neutral in their … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Alma Mater

You’ve been asked to speak at your high school alma mater — about the path of life. (Whoa.) Draft the speech. Graduates of Notre Dame High School, nearly fifty years ago, I sat where you now sit. I was a … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Happily Ever After

“And they lived happily ever after.” Think about this line for a few minutes. Are you living happily ever after? If not, what will it take for you to get there? At first blush, I would say “No,” I’m not … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Far From Normal

Many of us think of our lives as boringly normal, while others live the high life. Take a step back, and take a look at your life as an outsider might. Now, tell us at least six unique, exciting, or … Continue reading

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Daily Post–Ready, Set, Go

Set a timer for ten minutes. Open a new post. Start the timer, and start writing. When the timer goes off, publish. This morning in San Antonio, we are all getting ready for the Cowboy Breakfast to be held tomorrow … Continue reading

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Lack of Ideas So Here’s My Day Thus Far

I am not exactly inspired by Word Press’s prompt today, which asks if I would condone cannibalism in the face of a shipwreck. This is just so far out of the realm of my imagination that I can’t even begin … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Sweet Sixteen

When you were 16, what did you think your life would look like? Does it look like that? Is that a good thing? When I was sixteen, we had a fair at my girls’ school, complete with a fortune-telling booth. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Clean Slate

Explore the room you’re in as if you’re seeing it for the first time. Pretend you know nothing. What do you see? Who is the person who lives there? I see an extremely cluttered living room-dining room combination as I … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt–Quote Me

Do you have a favorite quote that you return to again and again? What is it, and why does it move you? My favorite quotation is from Martin Luther, who said at the Council of Augsburg, “Here I stand; I … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge–New Year’s Resolutions (Doomsday Redux)

So what are my New Year’s resolutions, given that there is a meteor headed toward the Earth at a mind-numbing speed and is going to crash into the planet and wipe us all out in three month time? I have … Continue reading

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