Writer’s Club Topic

Surprising Back Story Surprising Back Story is the topic for this months writer;s club. I chose to write a true story rather than a fictional character although I took a lot of shall we say creative liberties. This even did happen over 30 years ago. While the gist and some of the details are still fresh in my mind, I…

DNA

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A Brief Run Down On How It All Began It started with the commercials in the early 21st . “Get your DNA tested and we can tell what part of the world your ancestry comes from!” That was fun. The Commercials were fun. People were discovering who they were. Even those who had already done the research on their family…

Christmas Town ~ The Bakery

  “But Mr. Patisserie even your name means pastries!” “I don’t care if my name means schmuck we are not going to make cookies and donuts and foo foo  things. This is a bakery! We bake breads and sometimes cake. Maybe in the big city they do things crazy but here we make bread. That’s it! Now make some bread!”…

Vacation

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There was much excitement in the Donnell Family.  Finally after so many years of scrimping and saving, Mr. and Mrs. Donnell had saved enough money to take all of the family, all 8 of them, on vacation  Previously only the child closest to their 16th had been sent on vacation.   Mr. and  Mrs.  Donnell   thought that since the oldest would…

Jorinda and Jorindel ~ T Twisted Tale

Jorinda

This is a story is getting the “T” treatment. It was originally told  by the Grimms’ Kinder und Hausmarchen which translates as Grimms’ Children’s and Household Tales. We know them as Fairy tales. A note about this story: This was originally written as the witch being an old Fairy.   The Victorian era gave us the ethereal fairy that is eternally…