“Make love not war”

A flipside find! From the back side of one of my great-grandparents' WWII newspaper clippings (below). Guess they couldn't just sit around, and watch corn grow all day, plus those Iowa winters are cold. 🌽 If you would like a full transcript of this article, just send $9.99 to my Paypal account* and I would …

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Moving Blog Challenge (reader share)

"Sadie and Me" by Al Bell A man well into his ninetieth year could not possibly start each day with a stunning young female contentedly on his lap. Think again. My steaming coffee eases me into the day. I am mesmerized by the leaves of our lush Sissoo tree shimmering just outside the window in …

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Spread Your Wings

What do you want to do today? I don't know, what do you want to do? I don't know, whatever you want to do. We should try out that fish place everyone's been talking about. I don't know, I don't feel like fish today. What do you feel like? I don't know, we should try …

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Leap Frog

When is it my turn to leap? I am tired of squatting. I am getting a leg cramp. 🐸🐸 Hope you can leap through your week! 😁✌🏻 ~Michele my image, Main Street, Mesa © 2023 MyInspiredLife

Odd One Out

These two won't let me change the channel. Waves, waves, waves... that's all they want to watch. πŸ™„ ✌🏻🌊😁 ~Michele my image Solana Beach, California Β© 2023 MyInspiredLife

Necessary Numbers (w/audio)

Audio length: 3:48 I need to see you after class, she said to me. More curious than nervous, I did as she instructed. You’re really good with numbers; you should consider a profession that involves math. I said thank you outwardly then cringed inwardly at the thought of that. She found me out and took …

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Early Influencers

Before Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, and other countless platforms             that I don’t (care to) know about viewers were influenced through one screen, not multiple streams and likeability was based on talent not the number of likes or follows             for the most part Women entertainers worked harder than men it’s true, they had to             to …

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Dreams are Coming for Her (flash fiction)

Two nights in a row, a quick-paced scratching followed by a high-pitched scream was folded into her dreams. Morphing its purpose into fantastical scenes. Scratch, scream. Scratch, scream. Barely detectable or ear piercing – each time the same pattern: scratch, scream, scratch, scream. What does it mean? On the third night the dream escaped her …

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Two friends at the water cooler

There's plenty in this life to fret and complain about, but if you have one weird friend you can laugh and be weird with, you're doing all right. Thanks for stopping by! Laugh. Be weird. Be well. πŸ’— Michele I hope my song selection, This Life by Useful Jenkins, makes you smile. 😁 Enjoy the …

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Snooze Button

My Monday morning spirit animal. 😴 ⏰πŸ₯± Annoying alarm clock interrupted my mermaid dream. πŸ§œπŸ»β€β™€οΈ Enjoy your week! Happy dreaming. ✨ Michele my image from La Jolla, California Β© 2023 MyInspiredLife