Thursday Thoughts #36

The purpose of this blog is to help writers with their work, to be museful or perhaps instrumental in unclogging thoughts. To this end, I am providing a daily question, beginning sentence, beginning paragraph, prompt, and word-of-the-day to stimulate your “little gray cells.”

Question: Do you clean up after yourself?

Sentence: Monrose Perkins pondered: When sustenance and savoring are all you have in life, what do you do when  your strength and senses have been ripped from you?

Paragraph: The leaves were wiggling on the waving branches outside the office window. A change in the weather was coming, and Omar welcomed it. Too long had the heat been rashing his skin, causing him to constantly scratch for just a moment’s relief. The cream and pills the doctor had prescribed Omar used only at night so that he could sleep in peace.

Prompt: List the outdoor chores you do not mind doing.

Word of the Day: ridotto – n. a social gathering, often in masquerade, with music and dancing, popular in 18th cent. England (WEBSTER’S NEW WORLD COLLEGE DICTIONARY, 3rd ed., 1996)

If your work needs a title, tweaking, or critiquing, please do not hesitate to ask. Cyranette is here for you.

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About Cyranette

I have been writing since I was 11 and am now a grandmother of 9. Aside from my family, I love writing, reading, movies, gardening, genealology, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 18 years. I am a survivor of rape, abuse, and cancer. I believe in love, kindness, and common sense. I was born/raised in Indiana and have lived in Massachusetts, Texas, and California. I have visited: most of the United States, British Columbia, Germany, Austria, and Costa Rica. My husband and I would like to visit England, Europe, and New Zealand and to take a train ride along the Canadian/American border. I have written essays, articles, short stories, a romance novel, a self-help book, and several children's books.
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