Suprise Me

Paperback Writer by
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Prompted By What We Read

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As a child I was a voracious reader, devouring all the book series that were popular at that time — The Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames, Sue Barton, and Honey Bunch and Norman. Of these five, the only one that seems to have survived is Nancy Drew. Maybe a girl detective has more staying…
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Why I Love/Hate Facebook by
50
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Prompted By The Social Network

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I get why Facebook can be a good thing. Like my mother, I love seeing photos of folks I know (although not so much their food). It’s fun to discover an old friend and learn about the latest news from a friend or relative I don't see very often. It is an interesting diversion as well as a way for me to get my blog posts out to folks who want to read them. But in the run-up to the 2016 election and after, Facebook has become something else: a place to spew hatred and divisiveness.
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Up the Rabbit Hole by
25
(26 Stories)

Prompted By Altered States

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I wouldn’t have taken it if I hadn’t been sure of its provenance.
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How I Got My Equity Card by
5
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Prompted By Working

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I have graduated from college. I have graduated from acting school. I am a professional actor. Or I would be a professional actor if I had ever gotten a union job.
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Gifts Are For Giving by
100
(130 Stories)

Prompted By Gifts

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I am not an easy person to buy presents for. I know that, and I discourage family members from buying me things. Because I hardly ever like them. They will invariably be the wrong color, or the wrong size, or the wrong shape, or just not something that is useful to me. Even jewelry, I…
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Ooh Baby Baby by
100
(130 Stories)

Prompted By Babies

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In my early twenties I had absolutely no interest in babies. I didn’t find them cute, or interesting, or cuddly. When friends or classmates were showing off their babies, I would of course say Oh your baby is so adorable, but I actually thought they were ugly and noisy and smelly. I certainly didn’t want…
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And the Home of the Grave…… by
25
(33 Stories)

Prompted By Genealogy

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I have no interest in being buried in this cemetery. I'm thinking that cremation sounds warm and cozy.
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Selling and Saying Goodbye by
5
(5 Stories)

Prompted By Home

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The sign went up today....For Sale
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Virtually Yours by
10
(12 Stories)

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Low Noone by
10
(14 Stories)

Prompted By Boredom

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She'd wed seven crashin' bores before
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