Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Wednesday Words

Just Wednesday

This is the fourth week of November, which means it is Thanksgiving week.  It would seem fruitless to put up a group of Wednesday Words, yet it feels wrong to not.  So I’ll provide 12 words and perhaps, in a food-gluttony haze, you will rest in the recliner and write…
Here they are:

Choose, thick, reinforce, insurance, queen, interface

Statement, stool, disgrace, jaw, avenue, fun

AND/OR

Most vivid amongst the memories of his home town….

It has been so much fun playing with words this month of November!  Eat heartily but wisely, my friends!



You may post your creation in the comment section below or write that you will posting at your own site on whatever day.  Help us find you! 
Now, have at it! (I will be posting here on Friday.)


The creator of Wednesday Words is Delores at Under the Porchlight. She passed the baton to other bloggers, wonderful bloggers.  My turn is the month of November. 

In December, River at driftingthroughlife.blogspot.com will provide prompts on her blog (will be good stuff).

In January, Jacqueline at randomosity.blogspot.com. will challenge bloggers (and she will, too).

In February, Elephant's Child will delight bloggers (she is delightful herself) with choice words.

In March, Margaret Adamson, with her friend Sue Fulton will work out our writing brains (I'd love to meet this lady).

Since this crosses the world in many time zones, this meme may be published on Tuesday or Thursday in your own time zone.  Keep checking!



38 comments:

  1. Counting down the hours to my food-gluttony haze!
    Have a great Thanksgiving, Susan.

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  2. No food gluttony for me, not even on the day up here haha

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    1. When is the Canadian day of Thanksgiving?

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  3. Leah's jaw dropped. Open-mouthed is not a good look for the newly minted Queen of Insurance/Ethics Interface. Particularly not during the publicity shoot.
    She had been so rude about the theme, making statement after rude statement about the impossibility of it all. ' This is a complete disgrace! Insurance and ethics go together like politics and integrity' was one of her kinder statements. She had also talked (at great length) about the absurdity of brain dead, thick and overpaid executives who never left their swanky offices on Park Avenue thinking they could choose a someone who would, or could promote the initiative, rather than a size zero blonde bimbo. With tits (sorry breasts) bigger than their IQ.
    She had entered not for fun, but to reinforce just how ridiculous the idea was. The laugh was on her. She dropped on to the stool in front of the mirror. The press and photographers were waiting. The hairdressers , stylists and make-up artists had a big job ahead of them. Nearly as big as hers.

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    1. This is very good, EC...a great use of the words given. Well put together. :)

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    2. Heh-heh; now that she is Queen, maybe she can make some changes.

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    3. Lee: Thank you
      River: I hope so. Time to put her money where her mouth is...

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    4. I wonder which company that needed a Queen?
      Maybe the Queen can say "Off with his head!" whenever she feels like it?

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    5. I want to know what happens from here! Well done, EC.

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  4. And here's my tale for this week....

    "That sunny day in May would become the MOST VIVID AMONGST THE MEMORIES OF HIS HOME TOWN.

    It was a massive STATEMENT to make because he had many memories to CHOOSE from – some good and some bad. One in particular had brought DISGRACE to the small community.

    For a long time, too long, a THICK, dense cloud of despair had hung heavy over the townsfolk. FUN had become a foreign word. Then suddenly one day as if by magic an INTERFACE between guilt and innocence; sadness and joy formed an invisible link between those who’d suffered and those who’d silently watched on from the sidelines. A common ground was found.

    To REINFORCE the knowledge, the awareness of just how far they’d all come; how far they’d moved on from that fateful time, and as a show of solidarity as their INSURANCE for a brighter, more positive future, he was given the honour to change the name on the street sign.

    Being as tall as he was he didn’t need a ladder to reach and remove the existing sign; the sign that for many years had been a morbid reminder of events the town wished to forget.

    He stood on a STOOL handed to him by a beaming mayor.

    With tears in his eyes, inhaling deeply he clenched his JAW as he attached the new sign...”QUEEN AVENUE”.

    Hopefully, the new name would guide them all towards a brighter future; and the past would become what it was...the past...."


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    1. Lee: Is it wrong of me to wonder what the disgrace was?

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    2. No, not at all, EC. I don't even know what it was! lol

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    3. And I'm wondering what the street was called before! Great writing Lee, which has left us all curious and wanting more!

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  5. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, Susan. (Leave some room for dessert)!! :)

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  6. Dear Susan, I'm thinking that you are encouraging your readers--myself among them--to use those words to write a sentence. My mind is blurred tonight, not up to being creative. But I bet you are helping many people with this project. Peace.

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  7. A real mixed bag here, I'm going to need my thinking cap.

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  8. Lee; your story puts me in mind of Snowtown, here in SA. Remember the Bodies in the Bank murders?

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    1. I sure do, River...a shocking story that one. Mine's not quite as gruesome! lol

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    2. That sounds awful! Now I must look it up.

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  9. Nope, it has been Saturday all day to me. By the way, my eyesight is improving, but it is still far from good.

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    1. Glad to hear there has been some improvement.

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  10. aha! The last word is fun. I couldn't read my own writing, thought maybe it was fur, so I used both words in my story which will appear on Friday 27th.

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    1. I am stumbling through statement. Fur would be nice.

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  11. Hi human, Susan,

    No food gluttony haze in my house. Here's wishing you and your loved ones a peaceful, happy American Thanksgiving.

    Pawsitive wishes and doggy kisses,

    Penny xx

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    1. Didn't over-consume, unlike my husband.

      I always enjoy hearing from you, Penny!

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  12. Most vivid amongst the memories of his home town was that of Sarah Ann, flying to the sky on her swing, her hair fanned behind her like a golden halo. Flying on the swing her Daddy made just for her. The swing she fell from, landing in the grass like a crumpled, broken doll, her glorious hair fanned out all around her. Sarah Ann...how he missed her joyous smile.

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    1. Oh, Delores! So well written! I did not want to read past the first 3 sentences. Your words made the images so vivid.

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    2. How sad - and you managed to tug at my heart strings with just a few sentences, Delores!

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  13. Thanks for the prompts! And the links for the next several months, very helpful :)

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    1. So glad you visited, and hope you join in! Thanks!

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  14. Hi Susan, I took a bit of a blogging break for a few weeks, but today I published another chapter of my fiction "Mindy Story" on my blog. I used all of your words from here, and River's words from this first week of December - and I must thank you both for an excellent selection that I could work with! It was fun.

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Go ahead...it won' t hurt...I'd love to hear what you think!