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WTF Cractpot!

via Daily Prompt: Pursue Recently I’ve found myself grasping for inspiration.  It’s not that I’m blocked exactly, in fact it’s almost the opposite.  The horizon is so clear that I can see for miles, I’m just not sure what I’m suppose to be looking for.  Sometimes, the best writing comes from the worst situations, but lately life… Continue reading WTF Cractpot!

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Cractpot Says

There are certain things that you assure yourself you will never do when you first become a parent.  I swore I would never answer my kid’s questions by saying, “because I said so“. As a curious and sometimes contrary  kid,  this was the go to response to the constant barrage of rebuttals I launched at my parents.   To a young… Continue reading Cractpot Says

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The Rule of T

Well, the kids have started back to school which officially marks the end of the Christmas season.  For me, today signals the start of 2017, so in the quiet of an empty house it’s fitting that I should take some time to reflect.  Perhaps not to make resolutions per se, but to assess the past in order to… Continue reading The Rule of T

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Cractpot Cereal

Once, when I was in Walmart, a cereal aisle disappeared on me.  I was at the register and the cereal that I was planning on purchasing rang up more expensive than I anticipated.  I politely mentioned to the cashier that the scanner hadn’t registered the sale price and she retorted that it wasn’t on sale. Now… Continue reading Cractpot Cereal

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My Brew-tiful Valentine

T’was the weekend before Valentine’s Day, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring…but they were busy cutting, colouring and gluing over 50 homemade Valentines. Every year, after the insane rush of the holiday season, the CracTpot household starts to gets a little cocky with so much time on our hands, but luckily, February… Continue reading My Brew-tiful Valentine