51 WEEKS/51 SONGS FROM THE PAST

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51 WEEKS/51 SONGS FROM THE PAST

51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 29: Murray Head – One Night In Bangkok

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This week for the challenge, we were asked which song we like that has a dramatic intro.

Thanks, Hugh, for another interesting prompt for the challenge.

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This song, to me, has a pretty dramatic intro. The music is deep with bass, my favorite instrument (last week’s prompt!). I’ve been a fan of this musician for a really long time. His music and lyrics are thought provoking, to say the least. You may have never heard of Tim Skold, or his former band, Shotgun Messiah, and this type of music is probably not the kind of music most people listen to, but it’s one of my favorite genres.

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“Hail Mary”, by Tim Skold, was released from the album, “Skold”, in 1996. It was written by Tim Skold, and is on the RCA label.

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FRIENDLY FILL-INS

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FRIENDLY FILL-INS

http://15andmeowing.com/2017/07/friendly-fill-ins-week-63/

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Here are the fill-ins:

  1. My favorite thing on my daily to-do list is _________________.
  1. My least favorite thing on my daily to-do list is ___________.
  1. I could really do without ___________________________________.
  1. I would love to have more ___________________________________.

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  1. My favorite thing on my daily to-do list is … writing my blog posts, reading others blog posts, working jigsaw puzzles.
  2. My least favorite thing would be … any housework, especially floors. I actually like washing dishes, but floors, uh-uh.
  3. I could really do without … all the political news.
  4. I would love to have more … time in the day. There’s never enough time to do all I want to do.

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LOLLIPOP

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LOLLIPOP

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/lollipop/

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Today’s Daily Post word prompt is ‘lollipop’. That’s a cute word for a sweet little candy! I do like lollipops, and buy them every so often. My favorite used to be the ones called, “Charms”. I’m not sure you can find them now, or at least the last ones I found, just weren’t like the ones I’d get a long time ago. They usually had 2 flavors in one pop, I think a sweet part and a sour part. The one I liked was the lemon/lime one.

I do like all kinds of them, though. Tootsie Roll Pops, Dum-Dums,  Chupa-Chups, and even those little ‘safety suckers’, that had a paper loop for a handle. I guess that was for kids. It didn’t have a hard stick, which may be dangerous for a little kid. Anyway, they tasted good.

Wouldn’t you know, when this prompt came up today, that I’d not have even one lollipop in the house to take a photo of! I already ate them all! 🙂

I’ve heard several songs about lollipops, as I’ve read some posts today. I haven’t heard this one from anyone yet, but it was the first one that came to mind for me, today. Enjoy! …

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“My Boy Lollipop”, by Millie Small, was released in 1964, from the album of the same name. It was written by Robert Spencer, and Johnny Roberts, and is on the Fontana, Island, Smash labels.

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EMERGENCY -TWITTERING TALES # 41

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EMERGENCY – TWITTERING TALES # 41

Twittering Tale #41 – 18 July 2017

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This is a fun challenge, hosted by Kat. Write a story in 140 characters or less, using the photo prompt. See details, and other entries by clicking the above link. 🙂

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EMERGENCY

Emergency!
This urgent notice from Toyland Central…
Child has turned water hose onto toy cars!
Evacuate immediately!

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character count = 115

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HIDE OUT – ONE WORD PHOTO CHALLENGE

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HIDE OUT – ONE WORD PHOTO CHALLENGE

This Week’s Challenges: July 16 – 22 (OWPC & WW)

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This week we have ‘hide outs’. To join in the challenge, and see other entries, just click the above link.

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Here’s a tree I saw in a local park. It had a big thing on the side, sort of hollowed out. That would make a good hide out for some critter, I think.

Here’s the opening to our attic. It is in the garage. It looks spooky up there, and I’m always thinking maybe someone is hiding out up there, or has been living up there for years, and we don’t know about it. I think they spy on us, through little holes in our ceiling. 🙂

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TWO SOULS: INTO the FIRE … # 184

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TWO SOULS: INTO the FIRE … # 184

Warning…adult content

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TWO SOULS: INTO THE FIRE

# 184

warning…adult content

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As they continued out of the city of Raleigh, Steve asked, “So what did you buy at the magic shop?”

“Oh, some oils for me to smell, and some incense for Terry,” Ghost said. He reached into the bag and brought out a crystal. “This is for Zach, a different one from the one he got already.” He held it up.

“Yeah, that’s a nice one,” Steve said.

“Then, here’s what I got for Trevor. It’s a sage broom, so he can cleanse the new house any time he wants to. And look, this is for Kinsey…it’s a little waterfall that he can plug in, and hear the water going over the rocks. Oh, and a book, ’cause he likes to read. This here one is some meditation poems.” He put the items back in the bag.

“Those are real nice gifts,” Steve said. “I’m sure they will like them, because you thought of the person and what they’d like or need. Good choices for all.”

Ghost smiled. “I know what you’re thinking.”

“You always do, Ghost,” Steve said. “Ok, what am I thinking? I just told you what it was…about the gifts you bought.”

“Yeah, but you’re thinking what did I get for you,” Ghost said.

“Well, maybe I am a little curious, ya know.”

“Mmm-hmm, well I tried to find something in there for you, Steve, but we already have all that stuff, so I gotta think of something else for you. I got time,” he said, and smiled.

“Ok, that’s fine…don’t tell me…” Steve said.

They were almost to the highway leading out of the city, now, when Ghost said, “Steve, I need to ask you a really serious question.”

Steve’s heart did a little lurch. “Ok, I guess I can try to give you an answer…what?”

Ghost frowned, then said, “You know it’s kinda getting dark already, and by the time we get home, well…how can I say this…” he sighed and looked over at Steve. “I don’t want to cook supper, so can we get some chicken or something to take home to eat, before we leave this big ‘ol town, ’cause when we get home there’s no take out places, and I think I’ll be hungry, by then…so…can we?” He laughed at the way Steve looked at him.

“Ghost, you scared me for a second. I thought there was something wrong, or bad news, or something.”

“It’s just I’m hungry, that’s all, and that’s bad news, and wrong, I think.”

“Yeah, it sure is…and yes, we can stop and get food. Good thing you got all the words out before we left town,” Steve said.

“I know, right?” Ghost said. “Well, I want chicken.”

“Ok, and I think there’s a place on the way out…we’ll stop.”

They did stop and get food to take home, but ate most of it on the way, because thirty miles was a long way to have to wait. As Steve finished a piece, he threw the bones out the car window.

“Steve…don’t do that,” Ghost said, as he twisted around to look out the back window.

“What…do what?” Steve asked.

“Don’t throw those bones out…it’s bad.”

“Why is it bad? I’m just giving the wolves something to eat, or maybe the buzzards.”

“Well, maybe…if they hurry up and eat it, but really, it’s not good.” Ghost waited for Steve to ask why, but he didn’t. He just grabbed another piece to eat.

“Don’t you want to know why?” Ghost asked.

“No…but I guess you’re gonna tell me anyway, aren’t you?”

“Uh-huh…it’s because of voo-doo, Steve. Remember down in New Orleans? There were people putting spells on people by throwing chicken bones, and saying bad stuff,” Ghost said. “You didn’t think any bad thoughts when you threw them out, did you?”

“Nope, sure didn’t,” Steve said. “I was just thinking about eating another piece.” He took a big bite out of the one he was holding.

“Ok, well don’t throw out any more,” Ghost said, finally done with the subject. Steve, though, wanted to know more.

“Well, can anybody do it? I mean, did I just do a spell in the middle of the road?”

“Probably not…you didn’t say anything like a spell,” Ghost said. “I think maybe you have to be knowing how to do it first.”

“Oh, ok…good,” Steve said.

“Yeah, I’m gonna have to ask Zach, ’cause he’s seen people do it before. I just want to make sure,” Ghost said.

They continued on down the highway. “Why don’t you check out the phone, Ghost. See if we got any calls. I think I had it turned off,” Steve said, handing the phone to Ghost.

Ghost took it, turning it around and staring at it. “Remind me again how to turn it on.”

Steve reached over and pushed a button. The phone lit up and displayed several missed calls and voicemails…all from Zach.

“Looks like Zach called a lot, look…” he held the phone up so Steve could see. “What did he want?”

“How should I know…call him back,” Steve said.

“Um…ok…” Ghost said, but just hovered his finger over the phone.

Steve waited a minute, then rolled his eyes. “What the hell are you doing?”

“I’m trying to see what he wanted.”

“Just push the button, Dude…that’s how ya find out.”

“Ok, ok…” Ghost pushed the call back button, and waited for the connection to Zach. When he answered, Ghost said, “Hello, Zach, what did you want?”

“Ghost is that you?” Zach said. “I’ve been trying to call all day. Man, I need to give you some info on that car…”

“Stop…stop,” Ghost yelled. “Don’t say anything yet. I can’t talk about it, now.”

Steve had jerked, when Ghost yelled. “What’s the matter? Something wrong? Give me the phone.”

Zach continued, “Ok, but I have to tell you this…like now.”

“Not now, Zach…we’re in the car and almost home. Call me later,” Ghost said.

Steve grabbed the phone from Ghost. “Zach, what’s going on? You got Ghost all crazy acting.”

“Nothing, Steve. I’ll take care of it…gotta go…bye,” Zach said, and hung up.

“Ok, Ghost, what’s going on?”

“Nothing, Steve, just me and Zach have to talk about some things. Later ya know…alone.”

Steve frowned. “You and Zach are up to something. You know I’ll find out…ya know that don’t ‘cha?”

“I know,” Ghost said, “but not yet…please don’t try to find out yet. It’ll ruin everything.”

“Fine, whatever,” Steve said, finally getting an inkling of a clue, that it was about Christmas secrets. He smiled. “I promise not to find out yet, ok?”

“Yeah,” Ghost said, knowing Steve understood, now.

They reached home, and took all their things inside.

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Next part coming soon!

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This is a work of “fan fiction” based on the novel, “Lost Souls” by Poppy Z. Brite. All credit for the original characters, places, and some backstory mentions, belong to Ms. Brite and her publishing affiliates. Only newly introduced characters, places, and original elements of this story are entirely from my imagination. Character descriptions are a blend of the original book descriptions and my interpretation of them.

All songs included in this work will be solely owned by the original performers/writers and will be credited. Creative liscense is taken in including them in this story.

No harm is intended toward author, muscians, or people and situations to whom there may be a resemblence.

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The content herein is rated by me as being at the high end of MA (Mature Audience). It includes strong language, violence, sexual themes, including same sex pairings, religious themes, and fantasy horror.

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CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – ENGINES & GEARS

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CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – ENGINES & GEARS

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Gears and Engines

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This time for the Fun Foto Challenge, we are taking a look at things with engines and gears. To join in, and to see other entries, just click the above link.

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I thought we’d done this before, but actually it was motors that we did awhile back. haha to me they are about the same. Anyway I went out into the garage to see what I could find.

  • electric saw motor/engine?
  • garage door pulley/gear?
  • lawnmower engine/motor
  • overhead door garage contraption thing motor/gear/pulley/ engine? Whatever you call it, it’s broken. It’s been broken for years!

You can see I’m not very knowledgeable about such things. 🙂

Then in the house, I did find this clock that has it’s gears showing! 🙂 Yay! Something I knew what it was!

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IT’S JOHN WAYNE – for ONE – LINER WEDNESDAY

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IT’S JOHN WAYNE – for ONE – LINER WEDNESDAY

One-Liner Wednesday – He’s at it yet again

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“But, it’s John Wayne!!” …

A lady said this to me at a yard sale, a long time ago. I was looking at the things she had for sale, and saw some VHS tapes. They were home-made, taped from the television ones she’d recorded. The price she’d put on them was outrageous. I can’t remember the exact amount she was charging, but was something between $5 and $15 dollars each. One was some movie that John Wayne was starring in.

I asked her if that was really what she wanted for them, and she said yes. I asked why so much, when I could buy used tapes all day, at other places, for a quarter or fifty cents, and I could buy brand new ones for less than what she was charging.

That’s when she said, “But, it’s John Wayne!!”

hahaha … I didn’t buy them. 🙂

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CEE’S SHARE YOUR WORLD

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CEE’S SHARE YOUR WORLD

Share Your World – July 17, 2017

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It’s time for another SYW, with questions from Cee, and answers from me! Join in the fun, and see other entries, too, by clicking the above link. 🙂

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What is your favorite cheese?

American and Colby/Jack. Well, I like most cheeses of the ones I’ve tried. Not blue, though. I don’t really want moldy cheese. One time I wanted to do a little experiment to try all different kinds of cheeses, going by the alphabet and keeping a record of which ones I liked. You know…A for American, B for some kind that’s not Blue, C for Camembert, D for …and on and on. The thing was, cheese is expensive, and you can’t just buy a taste…you have to buy a whole hunk. I knew they’d go to waste, plus I’d be out mucho dinero! So, I never did that.

Are you left or right handed?

Right handed. I’ve tried using my left hand, and it’s so awkward feeling, plus you can barely read what I wrote.

Do you prefer exercising your mind or your body? How frequently do you do either?

Mind = all the time … body = almost never, unless you count walking around the grocery store, or dancing around to music, by myself.

Complete this sentence: Hot days are …

Hot, Hotter, Hottest, Hades. We live in Hades during the summer.

Optional Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

Rain, more rain. Not grateful for the laryngitis I had over the weekend. Grateful it is better today.

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DREAMTIME

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DREAMTIME

Flicker me a smile

With your eyes, beguile

Perchance to dreamtime

Throw me a lifeline

I’m drowning in your love

Flicker your touch upon my cheek

You are everything, all I seek

I’m drowning in your love

Flicker your love light

Save me, love

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Happy 6th Anniversary to dVerse Poets!

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For dVerse Poets, Quadrille # 36. Write a poem in 44 words, using the prompt, ‘flicker’.

Happy 6th Anniversary & Quadrille #36

Thanks for the prompt, Grace!

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