Think back about …

Weather

"Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it" is an aphorism attributed to Mark Twain. In recent years, we have seen an increase in tornados, hurricanes, earthquakes and every other kind of weather disaster. Think back . . . how did the weather affect you when you were a child? Is it different now? Is there anything we can or should be doing about it? Share your weather stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Readers’ Choice

Who’ll Stop the Rain?
by
When I was little, Susan and the Rain was one of my favorite books. Of course it was partly because my name is Susan, but [...]
Fish in the Street, Snakes Under Glass
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When I looked out the front door, I saw a hip-deep lake where my yard had been ...
Geek of Geeks
I perused my small, kid-targeted weather book (maybe even a Golden Book?) ‘til I cracked its spine.
What’s Today’s Weather?
What’s today’s weather? We really need to pay close attention.
Global Weirding
The sky was dark when I came out of Pilates at 11:30am on Tuesday, July 22. Two of the young women who work at the club were [...]
Tornado Warning
Neither rain, snow, sleet, nor gloom of night was going to deter us from our planned movie date.

Stories from the Previous Prompt

Woodstock

Back to the Garden
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"We are stardust, we are golden, we are billion year old carbon."
That other photograph
Woodstock Sally and friends

Other Recent Stories

And the Home of the Grave……
I have no interest in being buried in this cemetery. I'm thinking that cremation sounds warm and cozy.
Prompted By Genealogy
The Great British Heritage Mystery
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Turns out I was "only" 94% eastern European Jewish ...
Prompted By Genealogy

Think back about …

Weather

"Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it" is an aphorism attributed to Mark Twain. In recent years, we have seen an increase in tornados, hurricanes, earthquakes and every other kind of weather disaster. Think back . . . how did the weather affect you when you were a child? Is it different now? Is there anything we can or should be doing about it? Share your weather stories forward.

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