If you could paint a picture of your favorite memory, what would it look like? The painting would be in dark shades, blues and purples and blacks. In the foreground, a dark gray mountaintop with three people sitting around a camp stove, a pot of hot water boiling for noodles. They don’t watch the water, … Continue reading Prompt 313-Painted Memory
So uh, my computer has been acting up lately and this is the newest development in a string of technical difficulties. It's very old and cranky but I thought I could fix it anyway. After fighting with it for a bit, I have surrendered. (I'm currently writing this on my phone so I apologize if … Continue reading Technical Difficulties
List 25 things you will never do. I will never understand baseball or golf. I just don’t get it. I would rather watch paint dry. I will never sprout wings and fly with my own power. It’s incredibly unlikely anyway. Would be pretty sweet though. I will never swim across the ocean. It is not … Continue reading Prompt 267-Twenty-five Things
Do you recycle? If so, what do you recycle? If not, why not? “Targets spotted,” Anne says softly. She sends the feed from her scanner directly to the visual processor in my cybernetic brain. Three men in tailored suits exit the sedan that has just pulled up to the transfer station. The scanner highlights their … Continue reading Prompt 244-Recycling
What is the best pickup line you know? “You’re not alone you know.” Those were the first words she spoke to him. He was certain they were meant for him, and just as certain she wasn't just talking about the crowd in the bar. “Of course he isn’t,” the saucy brunette on his arm proclaimed … Continue reading Prompt 214-Pickup Line
In what one way should airlines improve airplane travel? I’ve been on 6 planes in my life, all of them with Southwest Airlines, so I can’t really speak to the air travel experience with any authority. There’s certainly been no shortage of controversy in the news when it comes to major American airlines (United and … Continue reading Prompt 190-Airline Improvement
178. If you could be the best in the world at something, what would it be? The easy, obvious answer here is “writing,” but I don’t like it for two reasons. First, that’s a lot of pressure and responsibility. Without divine intervention or blessing, being The Best™ takes a LOT of work. And while there’s … Continue reading Prompts 178-179: Better Late Than Never?