• Flash Fiction,  floods,  Friday55,  signs,  wishes

    Friday Flash 55: Wipeout

    Big Wave Surfing Teahupoo Tahiti on Flickr – Photo Sharing! It’s common wisdom — never ask for signs.But why? A sign could reveal the right choice.Concentrate on writing or concentrate on my business?I wanted a bold, clear sign.But 1600 gallons of water into the business?I think I could have got it with a smaller hint —a post-it instead of a billboard. ~Nara Okay, this wasn’t fiction, but I wish it was. Wait. No, no. I don’t wish anything! I take that back! Anyone else ever had a wish go wrong in a big way? See what other Friday Flash 55 participants wrote about. Today is the last day to get…

  • Cooking,  Cookingdisasters.,  Dungeongourmet,  THursdayThirteen

    Thirteen Things about Cooking

    cooking on a fire on Flickr – Photo Sharing! 1. Some people take cooking to the level of art.2. I’m not one of those people3. My dog comes running when the smoke detector goes off. He thinks it is the dinner bell.4. The cats hide when the smoke detector goes off. They are smarter than the dog.5. When family comes to visit, they insist on taking me out to dinner. 6. When I visit other people and offer to help in the kitchen, they have me set the table.7. A fire truck cruises by my house around dinner time — just in case.8. Some people are tone deaf and can’t…

  • 3wordWednesday,  BDSM,  bondage,  comeincharacter,  erotic,  Love,  Nara Malone's Books,  NaraMalone,  TheDungeonGourmet

    Jute Kisses

    Flickr Photo Download: Rope Our first kiss wasn’t the press of lips to lips, the warm glide of tongue over teeth. You lifted my hand, bowing slightly, like some courtier of old, turned it palm up and then gazed into my eyes, watching desire smolder in response to a dry jute tongue lapping at my wrist. Thin coils forged a bond– easily cut but impossible to break. You fanned the flame, ignited something secret, spurred the departure from the woman I prtended I was and started the journey toward the woman I am. You captured the parts of me I try hardest to hide and hauled them into the light.…