Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

Woman in Red – Challenge #5 (For Marilyn)


I had to do some thinking about this challenge, which was to write about someone who lived in the past that I would like to meet.  My first thought was the Apostle Paul.  I’ve always loved reading his letters in … Continue reading

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Employers citing misconduct to avoid paying unemployment – Challenge #4 (For Karen)


I’m not exactly sure how to address this.  So in terms of the ‘writing challenge’ part of this, I’m not sure it will be a very good offering on my part.  I certainly have my opinions about the sleaziness of … Continue reading

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  I’ve been rather consumed lately with my problems, concerns in life, etc., as you’ve noticed I’m sure.  So I thought I’d ask you all to do me a favor and help me…

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A Son to His Mother – Challenge 3 (For Chris)


A Son to His Mother by Anne Sikes   I remember well when you were born … an ordinary day. I set out for the hospital I didn’t expect to stay. Before the helicopter ride, The pains had well begun. … Continue reading

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Facades – Challenge #2 (For Skye)


Facades by Anne Sikes I saw her smile a crooked smile as she so often did Her voice was bubbly, laughter wild The sadness inside, hid. I had to look behind the face She wanted to appear I had to … Continue reading

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A House Divided – Challenge #1 (for Beth)


Politics.  That was my first request in my offer to take challenges from you wonderful people.   And that…from a friend, no less!  😉 I try to avoid this topic, but sometimes I get all wound up about something, and can’t … Continue reading

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Challenge me


  I’ve been rather consumed lately with my problems, concerns in life, etc., as you’ve noticed I’m sure.  So I thought I’d ask you all to do me a favor and help me get my mind off all of that.  … Continue reading

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