Monthly Archives: November 2012

Holy Wagon

Working in a veterinary specialty field exposes me to a unique cross section of humanity. I see the true animal people, a people with whom I feel a particular kinship.  I see the animal people who will go above and … Continue reading

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Obituary: Laney Dodson

I’m back with the next writing prompt from PoeWar:  Write your obituary. List all of your life’s accomplishments. You can write it as if you died today or fifty or more years in the future.  I overachieved once again and … Continue reading

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Mini Biography

Today’s PoeWar writing prompt is: “Write a 500-word biography of your life. Think about the moments that were most meaningful to you and that shaped you as a person.”  Well, as a surprise to no one, I could not keep this … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I found a writing prompt on the ValSox blog which was a challenge from her first improv class instructor.  “What’s one (or 10) things you wouldn’t mind sharing with the world; things you may have been embarrassed to admit in … Continue reading

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My Dialogue Was Written For Me

This is day 2 of 15 days of writing exercises that PoeWar prompted.  Today’s prompt is: Record five minutes of a talk radio show. Write down the dialog and add narrative descriptions of the speakers and actions as if you were writing … Continue reading

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Ten People I Know

Even though I am rebelling against it on the inside (as I do in the execution of any kind of  structure), I have committed myself to a series of writing exercises which I found on the PoeWar website.  I want … Continue reading

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I Have to Use My Words

I feel like a fraud when I consciously call myself a writer.  The feeling may be justified, too, since I currently spending less time writing than doing other things like working, sleeping, eating, or, say, pooping.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Unclench Your Face!

I saw the newest Bond film tonight, and I thought it was phenomenal.  I firmly believe that the Bonds’ tailors do not get enough credit for pouring these men into their suits so beautifully.  Nobody can outrun a fireball in … Continue reading

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The Toadies Do Tulsa

This weekend I traveled to Tulsa, OK to see one of my all time favorite bands, The Toadies.  I have seen more of their shows in the past 15 years of my life than any other band, and each one has … Continue reading

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Tasting Dog Food Was the Highlight of My Day

Having dog food in your mouth probably doesn’t sound appealing enough to be the highlight of any kind of day.  I wouldn’t even classify my day as a bad day, and I can spot a bad day when I see … Continue reading

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