Good morning, good mooooorning! (I was singing that in my head. You're welcome.) It's time for the wake up call! Husband: When you get home you need to pluck my grey hairs so I can pretend to be a student again. (We were travelling to his alma mater.) Sister: When I speak in a … Continue reading Wake Up Call #11
Sooooo I was a guest blogger over by Kirsty Allen today! Check out some of my fiction writing in this piece, and check out Kirsty’s Blog, Ramblings of a Madwoman!
Guest Writing Prompt: “Write about a recent conflict.”
By Becca @The Married Cat Lady
I send a text to my roommate: Haven’t heard from Jimmy still. I think he’s blowing me off. What. The. Fuck.
She replies right away: That’s so strange. Nothing?
I type with a vengeance. Not a word. Last night or today. This is unreal. My sentences can’t even exceed six words. I’m too pissed. I can’t believe this is happening.
Adriene, I’m so sorry. I don’t know what to say.
I put my phone down and step out onto the balcony of our apartment. I think the weather is mocking me. It’s beautiful out. Sunshine. Warmth. There’s even some little birds chirping.
How did this happen? I know we hit a little bump, but I thought we passed it. Why would he suggest a date today, and then just completely blow me off?
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I'm a chatty person; you've probably figured that out by now. So is my friend Katelyn. And, we're both a little weird. Last weekend, I fed her a jello shot using a very tiny spoon. Back in college, Katelyn and I were hanging out, and decided we would grab a movie, some snacks, and a … Continue reading Freeze Pops are just like ice cubes, right?
Hey y'all! It's Monday again! And for some very sad reason, I am not off school for Presidents' Day this year. Wah! Anyways, here's this week's wake up call. Sister's Boyfriend: To friend Yeah, I've been on the blog twice. I'm Man Friend. To me: Can I be Boyfriend now? Friend's dad at party: … Continue reading Wake Up Call #10
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Good morning! Happy Monday! Time to roll out of bed and read the Wake Up Call! Sister: You know, it just seems like a lot of holes to jump through. Mom: You mean hoops? Sister: Yeah, whatever. English is hard. "The human body is amazing. The skin over my cut is growing back … Continue reading Wake Up Call #9
A few months ago, I discovered that my library was hosting a BYOB Harry Potter trivia night. This immediately caught my eye because it involved two of my favorite things: Harry Potter and beverages. I immediately texted my friend Katy, who is also a fan of those things. "There is a BYOB Harry Potter trivia … Continue reading The Deathly Vinos
Welp, it's Monday again. Hope you're not too hungover from all the beer and snacks yesterday. Let's pretend the Wake Up Call is going to help... Friend discussing symptoms of illness: Friend A: I literally can't feel anything. I'm numb all over. Me: What about when you have sex? Friend A: Surprisingly, I CAN feel … Continue reading Wake Up Call #8
This is what I looked like when I was thirteen. I was a big dork. And, let's face it, I'm still a big dork. I had this weird emotional, I don't want to say relationship, but maybe, attachment to, or reliance on my older self. For example, I was the last of my friends to get … Continue reading To be opened April 16, 2007