a story of several tic-tacs

Today's Daily Prompt: Something So Strong: "Tell us the origin story of your best friend. How did you become friends? What is it that keeps your friendship rockin’ after all these years?" How could I not tell this story? ... Again. I met my best friend in middle school. Sixth grade. English class to be…

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a long walk…

If I was immortal... The first thing I would do is visit friends and family until they got sick of me. Then, I would take a walk.   A few other thoughts on today's Daily Prompt: No Longer a Mere Mortal: Bhishma's Tale (khanasweb.com) Daily Prompt: Longevity is... a Douglas-fir Tree (smallbluegreenfotos.wordpress.com) Superpup! (haikubyku.com) Daily Prompt: No Longer…

old man’s humor

The Daily Prompt today: Tell us a joke! Knock-knock joke, long story with a unexpected punchline, great zinger — all jokes are welcome!   My first real job was working at a grocery store. I was what they called a "service clerk". Which is a fancy name for the guy that bags groceries and gets…

daily prompt: singing in the rain – without the singing

The Daily Prompt today: Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof… describe your perfect, rainy afternoon. My perfect rainy afternoon - first of all, I would be safe inside. It would be a warm, summer afternoon, and the raindrops would be big and fat, but not a lot of wind, so they'd be falling…

never say never

But The Daily Prompt said never today: Tell us about a thing you’ll never write about. Something I will never write about. See, what I can think about, I can write about. But can is different than will. I can write about yellow leprechauns building canoes out of pistachio shells in Antarctica, then paddling to…