So very strange what the mind remembers…

My snippet is from the 70’s. My friend and I, and I cannot recall her name, were sitting on the rocks outside my house. Her dad worked for the Dynamint Company. If you don’t know what Dynamints are they were TicTac’s rival. I used to ask her to ask her dad if he could get me the mixed, fruity flavored ones. I feel like her name is on the tip of my tongue…I will probably remember it some random day, at some random time. Anyhow, if you are reading this and you know it is you, let me know!


Snoopy and Woodstock

Such a sweet story for a day that has been a bit rough, so a very welcome story to read at the end of the day. Thanks Jim for your contribution!

A Unique Title For Me

We live in the town of Woodstock, Georgia and we have a mutt or mixed breed that we named Snoopy, so last year when we got this baby chick for our little girl for Easter, it only seemed natural that we should name it Woodstock.  Snoopy realized that the tiny little bird missed its mother, so Snoopy decided to take care of the chick and raise it and he has become very close to it.  Our daughter Sara likes to place Woodstock on top of Snoopy’s head, and they look cute like that and nothing really ever bothers the dog all that much.  Although when Woodstock dumped a poop on top of Snoopy’s head, he shook the bird off to try and teach it the proper way to behave and show it that it should try to be more respectful of the one that was burdened with the responsibility of…

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Simply 6 Minutes—Welcome To The Challenge: 03/30/2021

Welcome to the 6 minute challenge!

Today’s prompt is:

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*****For any participants that do NOT like restrictions, please feel free to participate in any way you would like. It is great to read the contributions!****

  1. Set up a timer or sit near a clock so you can keep track of the six minutes you will be writing.
  2. You can either use one of the prompts (photo or written) or you can free-write.
  3. Get ready and write for 6 minutes, that is it! Can you write a complete story? Can you think of a new Sonnet? Can you write 400 words? 400? 500? There are no restrictions on what kind of writing you do, but you should try to be actively writing for six minutes.
  4. After you are done writing, include your word count and then post back to this page #Simply6Minutes or include your link in the comments section. Pingbacks are enabled.
  5. *Feel free to leave your work completely unedited. I believe it is good to see, especially for new writers, that even very seasoned writers don’t write a perfect first draft.*
  6. Have fun, challenge yourself if you’d like, read and respond to others’ posts.

Thank you for participating!