First Draft #FridayFictioneers

First Draft Renee’s heart raced as she typed the farewell love scene. She had written insurmountable barriers and even the stolen weekend at the beach house couldn’t save the doomed love affair.

Black Friday Fitness Tips

Black Friday Fitness Tips – Revisited from last year’s Holiday Challenge Those of you brave enough to tackle the shopping mall on Black Friday will find ample opportunity to improve your fitness level. Here’s a few suggestions. 1) Find a parking spot located farthest from the food court. If it makes your kids scream, “Can…

A Reasonable Plan And A Narrow Escape, #Friday Fictioneers

A Reasonable Plan And A Narrow Escape Admittedly, Sara had been distracted by his charming accent and boyish grin, but in her defense, the bulge in his front pocket did suggest a USB drive. Joining him in his room overlooking the Bellagio fountains seemed like a reasonable plan until he captured her mouth and pawed…

Why Vietnam? #Friday Fictioneers Veteran’s Day Edition

In observance of Veteran’s Day, I dedicate this post with gratitude to The United States Army Nurses who served in Vietnam. Their sacrifices may have gone unnoticed by many but they earned a special place in every wounded soldier’s heart. The Vietnam war brought about an evolution in battlefield trauma and critical combat medicine which…

Fallen But Not Forgotten – Sunday Photo Fiction

Fallen But Not Forgotten by Tracey Delaplain Casey welcomed the brisk air, ripe with fireplace smoke and the musty decay of Autumn. The fallen leaves crunched under her boots with a satisfying snap, she kicked a few releasing her anguish on everything in her path.

Pimp Your Veg part 5: vegetable patties/fritters/tikkis/burgers/cakes…

Originally posted on foodbod:
?Making vegetable patties or fritters, or any of the other names in the title, is a great addition to your kitchen repertoire.. a great way of using up raw or cooked vegetables,? adding flavour with herbs and spices,? frying or oven baking,? perfect eaten hot or cold, creating these wonderful burger…

Unplugged #FridayFictioneers

Photo credit: Connie Gayer Unplugged by Tracey Delaplain, MD The cold bitter coffee had lost its comforting appeal hours ago. I swallowed the dregs anyway and swirled the remains absently. Was it possible to read coffee grounds like tea leaves?