The Sunday Mirror reports: A LAKE has been transformed from freshwater to 30 per cent vodka after a leak from a nearby distillery.Farmers and workers from Wielkopolska. in in Poland rushed to fill their boots with the brew – three times the strength of wine. A 71-year-old woman, who lives near Lake Bracholinskie, said: … Read more
Never a day without a line.
Long overdue writing prompt and I apologize. I hope it’s worth the wait _________________________ Like most of my girl friends, I worked as a babysitter throughout my teenage years. Unlike others, however, I worked between 36 and 50 hours a week during my senior years of high school. I was in demand-both from new clients … Read more
Speaking a foreign language that one hasn’t spoken in years sounds like water choking from rusted, un-used pipes. Parts of a tightly-clenched wheel that lack the oil needed to grease them into movement. Initially, the taps spew brown water, sludge, before finally–hopefully–running clear and potable. The woman greets a native speaker and wishing to be … Read more
New boyfriend, new job. I hardly have time to sleep in my own bed. But you know what? The rewards are well worth the minor hassles of forgetting my toothbrush at home or not having time to eat all the food in my fridge before it expires. It’s a bit of an adventure to share … Read more
This funny expression intrigues me because of its double meaning. On the one hand, a literal translation can render in English: [we must] let our village idiot out [sometimes]. However, the expression actually refers to letting loose and letting your hair down with the added significance that we should be ourselves without fear of appearing … Read more
Oh, what crazy lives we lead! I have been swamped at home and work for the last week and I have a feeling it’s only going to get busier… I haven’t sat down long enough to write about my own writing prompt so it’s going to have to be special… The days seem to blur … Read more
Despite yesterday’s date and the overwhelming media attention surrounding it, I’m glad that none of the self-proclaimed prophecies of doom and gloom befell the world. No big earthquakes or floods, fires, bombings or prison breaks, just the usual everyday mayhem. I prefer a ho-hum day, personally. I’m realizing this is a bad time to be … Read more