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WordPress’ daily prompt: Break the Silence

One Broken Soul Soldiers Field was packed with people, but I noticed him right away. He pushed his bike walking slowly toward where our local memorial service would be. He looked different. He looked like a broken man. I wondered … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

When I saw the word “Twist”, I thought of the moments when someone had twisted my words. Twisted words produce twisted emotions. How could I take a picture of either one? Then again, do I really want to see a … Continue reading

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Eiffel Tower

While staring at the Eiffel Tower, Wei asked, “If Eiffel Tower is not an icon of France, do you think people would like it as much as they do now?” I couldn’t answer his question. But it was obvious that … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge. Is it true that only aged trees would show their roots above the ground like this? I mean normal trees… And after we have aged, we, too, would let others know … Continue reading

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2 week Vacation

I am going to take a 2-week vacation starting from tomorrow. “Vacation” sounds strange for a retired person, you probably think. For me, vacation means I don’t do anything I normally do, no cooking, no cleaning (not that I have … Continue reading

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IBQ WRITING PROMPT: WHAT IS HAPPINESS?

Imaging cooking in this kitchen – no gas or electric stove, you couldn’t start the fire… and your mother-in-law is hungry… I like reading books. Most of the time, I don’t remember what I have read, but some books I … Continue reading

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Maple Leaves

I used to collect maple leaves. In the fall, whenever I was under a maple tree, I would pick some colorful leaves from the ground and later carefully place each in a book. One July day, while getting ready to visit … Continue reading

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