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The Gift of Wishes
When my sister says ‘I have an idea for you’, I get a little worried. I tend to be an executor where she is a dreamer. So as soon as I hear those words, my brain starts to chug through … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged baby showers, Christmas gifts, family stories, gifts, stories, wedding gifts 7 Comments
How’d that go again?
Our topic for this week is about whether an incident with family and friends will make an appearance in one of our books or stories. Frequently bits and pieces of conversation make appearances or inspire scenes for me. At my … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged family, friends, inspiration, stories 5 Comments
Tell me a story!
When my husband and I travel, we can go for twelve hours without having any conversation beyond “Where do you want to eat?” and “Do you have to pee?” He drives and listens to a book. I read a book … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged classics, genealogy, Greatest Generation, stories, traveling, writing 7 Comments
Another Year… Already?
Another Year… Already? By Jeff Salter In these retirement years my time is primarily occupied by writing, so I guess it’s expected (and hopefully permissible) for me to list what I’ve accomplished in that regard during 2014… and what I … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged blogging, blogs, New Year, novellas, novels, resolutions, sprinting, sprints, stories, writing 8 Comments
Will the Real Patricia Kiyono Please Stand Up?
This week we have the challenge of presenting you with four facts – except one of the so-called facts needs to be a lie. I always cringe at this challenge. While I have no trouble creating characters, the worlds they … Continue reading
Posted in Fantasy vs Reality, Patricia Kiyono Tagged fiction, heritage, lies, music, Patricia Kiyono, performing, quilting, shogun, stories, truth 21 Comments
A Pearl Harbor Story Prompt
As our Hound reminded us yesterday, today is the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Whereas people recount where they were when the Twin Towers fell on 9/11,(and before that, it was where they were when JFK was … Continue reading
Posted in Tonette Joyce, writing Tagged family, family farms, family stories, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, stories, World War II, writing prompt 7 Comments
This week’s topic is supposed to be about something I didn’t finish that I wish I had, or something like that. LOL! I’m amazingly anal about stuff and there isn’t much that I don’t finish once I start. In fact, … Continue reading