Conversations My Craft

Plan for World Domination

A Conversation “That’s interesting.” “What is?” “This video on stem cells.” “How so?” “It says we can convert fat cells into stem cells and rebuild our bodies.” “Figures.” “You sound like you already knew this.” “No. But it all makes sense now.” “How so?” “The plan for world domination. It all started in the 50s with Americans eating too much.” “Okay. I still don’t follow.” “Fatten up the populace until they can’t walk and then…

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An Obvious Secret

A Conversation “She really doesn’t know?” “I haven’t had time to tell her.” “Don’t you think she’d like to know?” “It’s not like I’m keeping a secret. I need to time it right.” “I would think the moment you’re gone she’ll know something’s up.” “I doubt she’ll even care.” “Is it possible you’ve already let her know?” “I don’t think so.” “Maybe, the wedding ring has given it away.” “This thing? Well, yeah, maybe.” Thanks…

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Buddy, The Rottweiler, and Charlie, the Dachshund, Find a Snack

A Conversation “It’s really only a matter of time before they take that away.” “Nah, they don’t even see me.” “They seem to know when you’re into something you’re not supposed to be in.” “It’s the silence. Go make some noise. Scratch your crotch or something.” “It doesn’t itch.” “Don’t just stand there watching me. Go somewhere else.” “I can’t. It’s so fascinating.” “In what way?” “How you can get that whole thing in your…

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A Salesman at the Outdoor Expo on the Virtues of Maple Syrup

A Conversation “You should live in Vermont.” “Why would I want to do that?” “Vermont is a nice place for wildness.” “Nine months of snow, two months of mosquitoes, and only two tolerant months.” “There’s all the maple syrup you can eat.” “I don’t even like pancakes.” “Maybe you should try a stack with some real maple syrup.” “You know what I do with my maple syrup now?” “No.” “I buy a bottle every three years…

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The Cure for Back Pain

A Conversation “I’m just going to take a quick walk to stretch my back.” “Does your chair tighten you up too?” “Something awful.” “I heard a rumor we might get new chairs.” “I heard it too.” “Either they give us new chairs or they supply us with an unlimited supply of Ibuprofen.” “Honestly, either option couldn’t hurt.” Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment?  Related posts: Pantser Plotter Finding the Character’s Pain A Cure for Diabetes…

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What Do I Need to Do to Get Some Respect?

A Conversation “I just don’t feel motivated or respected.” “You hate your job?” “Just the people. Nobody sees my contribution.” “So you’re looking for a reward?” “I would like to be respected and given a little credit.” “For showing up?” “For making this place work despite the lack of respect.” “You received a paycheck this week?” “Yes.” “I think they must like you.” Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment?  Related posts: March 7, 2017 Scribble…

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The Endocrine System

  A Conversation “Are you drinking enough water?” “I think so.” “It’s getting hotter and you need to be hydrated.” “I went to the bathroom three times tonight.” “You’re diabetic. That’s a sure sign.” “I don’t suppose four glasses of water had anything to do with it.” Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment?  Related posts: What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate March 7, 2017 Scribble

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March 7, 2017 Scribble

You can read this if you wish although it consists of thoughts and fragments as I attempt to free write 750 words every day. Some of this may end up in a Story or a Conversation. Anyway, this is how one learn and shapes up The Craft. The Big Squeeze is coming to Las Vegas. The Spaghetti Bowl, a large mess of on ramps and off ramps between the US 95 and I-15 will soon…

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March 6, 2017 Scribble

You can read this if you wish although it consists of thoughts and fragments as I attempt to free write 750 words every day. Some of this may end up in a Story or a Conversation. Anyway, this is how one learn and shapes up The Craft. For years I have created puns without knowing it. Someone would say something, I would reply, and then everyone would start laughing. I struggled to figure out why…

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March 3, 2017 Scribble

You can read this if you wish although it consists of thoughts and fragments as I attempt to free write 750 words every day. Some of this may end up in a Story or a Conversation. Anyway, this is how one learn and shapes up The Craft. America is divided. The Hatfield vs. the McCoys. #BLM vs #BLM. Of course, it is nowhere near the biggest mix up as The Orange and the Green.  At…

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