Talisman – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

Talisman as in Totem. Unfortunately there isn’t a picture of the huge totem standing inside the Chamber of Commerce.  The artists making these totems are so incredibly talented. I haven’t included the magnificent totems at Alert Bay, Malcom Island, Quatsino, Port McNeill and Namgis which hopefully I can do over the next few days. Vancouver […]

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Fortuitous – Sheryl’s Daily Prompt

He’d loved her since that fortuitous moment they’d met as she’d raced headlong down the dock waving goodbye to friends leaving on a cruise-ship.  When she’d crashed into someone racing the opposite direction, both heedless of the other, she’d nearly toppled into the ocean. He hadn’t believed in serendipity until that moment, his arms wrapped […]

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Violence Erupts! Everyone is Safe but the Shooter.

As many of you know, I write mysteries.  Sometimes guns are involved. In real life, we hope we are never involved in a situation involving violence, guns, knife or any other type of weapon.  We had an incident today at B.C. Ferries.  A man violently car-jacked someone and later boarded B.C. Ferries and while onboard […]

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Comment on A to Z Challenge

  I’m all smiles, I must say as I gratefully thank everyone responsible for making the A to Z Challenge possible.  I thoroughly enjoyed the writing challenge of creating a story in under 200 words beginning to end. It was fun too, creating a variety of instances, people and scenarios to generate a completely different […]

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U (A to Z Challenge)

  A lifetime spent with Margarita wouldn’t be enough.  Mason loved her unique style, unselfish bent, unforgettable personality in every way.  That he understood her, got her, blew his mind.  Many looked on and shrugged as a perplexed look crossed their faces.  Yet to him, she was an open book, flowing with ideas, creativity, fun […]

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R (A to Z Challenge)

  Kendal thought her ravishing.  No more the shy retiring bud, but a blossom of perfection. She’d overcome her fears, concerns, worries, fretting.  Lost in the song, she danced with passion, living the moment, in the moment.  It was heaven watching her graceful movements, flowing from delight to torture and back to grace.  Every step […]

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N (A to Z Challenge)

Jennifer had been a naughty child, not mean, cruel indifferent, just incorrigible and adventurous.  As she looked back through the years, she realized she’d probably given her parents near heart-attacks with her antics. A tomboy of the first order, there was no risk, no adventure she wouldn’t undertake.  Often playing by the forbidden railroad tracks […]

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M (A to Z Challenge)

  Jaxson was all that and a bag of chips.  Magnificent, manly, magnetic. And he was all hers. She watched him splash around in warm Martinique water in preparation.  The waves were cranking.  She could feel his eagerness.  Although he’d started later in life (compared to the youngster swarming the water), as soon as he […]

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K (A to Z Challenge)

  Jessy and Franklin had been kindred spirits since their formative years. They’d clicked, no need to try, it was there.  They spoke the same language in everything except romance going their separate ways but remained close though lovers had come and gone over the years. Jessie smiled picturing them together sitting on the beach, […]

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E ( A to Z Challenge)

    Marisa sighed.  Eugene loved her beyond compare.  Loved her without exception, offering more than he gave.  He was elegant, endearing, in every possible way.  He cared and showed it with action.  Considerate, compassionate and exceptional in bed. The sight of him filled her with delight, peace, enjoyment, but the fire was missing.  Why […]

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D ( A to Z Challenge)

    Gramma was gone.  It was a tragedy of immense proportions in Emma’s mind.  Her confidant her most treasured companion with whom she’d shared her highest highs and lowest lows always offering listening ear or warm hearted-hug.  No matter what she was doing, she’d made time for Emma. Emma’s story writing was born from […]

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C (A to Z Challenge)

Tamara was captivating.  Her strength determination frivolity combined with astute business sense meant her work was in demand and continually growing.  With a clear vision for her company and its future, she’d hired additional staff and moved steadily forward. It was a brand-new niche and she’d fallen in love instantly. The increasing popularity and availability […]

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B (April Challenge)

Frazer stood on the sidelines, watching.  The Garden Show was well attended and a stroke of genius, drawing hundreds to the opening of their latest Hotel.  Their efforts justifiably rewarded by constant words of appreciation, smiles, nods, the glow on enthusiast’s faces. Glancing back and forth, he spotted a lovely young woman roaming alone.  She […]

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