“Oh….” In response to Eugenia,(Happy Birthday by the way!) and BrewNSpew’s word of the week -Birthday- June 17 2019


BrewNSpew word of the Week Challenge – birthday – June 17 2019

“Word of the week – birthday – (noun) – the anniversary of the day on which a person was born, typically treated as an occasion for celebration and the giving of gifts.”

Some Honeysuckle for the Birthday Girl. 

Happy Birthday Eugenia 🍰🥂🍾🎂💐



“What’s that?”

“What’s what?”

“That. That’s what.”

“What you pointing at?”


“Oh. That.”

“Yah! That.”


“Nuthin eh?”


“Then why’s it wrapped?”

“I just like to wrap stuff.

You know that.”

“Oh. Really?”

“Yah really. Whatcha getting at?”

“Oh. Nuthin I guess,”

“I guess not.”



“Are you sure that’s nuthin?”

“Quite sure.”


“Man! You’re full of OHS! Today!”

“Oh yah.”

“Well my good little buddy.

Put those OHS aside!


“Why? It’s not my birthday.”


©J.E.Goldie June 17 2019



“I Dunno” in response to Sammi Cox Weekend Writing Prompt #109 – Idyll June 8 2019

Sammi Cox Weekend Writing Prompt #109 – Idyll June 8 2019

Posted on June 8, 2019 by sammicoxwriter

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.



 “I’m going out.”


“I dunno.”

“Not much use going then.”


“Because you’ll be going nowhere.”

 “That’s not true.”

“How’s that?”

“Because I’ll be doing something.”

 “How can you be doing

something by going nowhere?”

“Tell me something.”

“Like what?”

“Like what you’re doing.”




“Instead of being idyll I’ll be doing



“You asked me how I could be doing

something by going nowhere. You

just answered your own question.”

“I did?”

“Yep. You comin?”

“I dunno.”

©J.E.Goldie June 8 2019







“I give up” for the Haunted Wordsmith fiction prompt May 29, 2019 2019



The Haunted Wordsmith Fiction Prompt May 29 2019


(sentence starter): “We haven’t even started yet.”


“We haven’t even started yet.”

“Well what have we been doing?”

“Getting ready. What else?”

“Standing here looking stupid is getting


“Well, yah”

“O.K. fine. Wanna coffee?”

“NO! I’m getting ready.”

“Man! You are nuts. I’m getting a coffee.”

“Then when are you gonna get ready?”


“Well were gonna start soon, so make sure.”

“I am SO lost.”

“See? You’re not ready at all. Not even close.”


©J.E.Goldie May 29, 2019




“Want Some Ice In That?” for the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge -ice- May 23 2019

The CarrotRanch Flash Fiction Prompt May 23 2019

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In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story without ice. It can be a world without ice or a summer camp that runs out of cubes for lemonade. What does the lack mean to the story? Go where the prompt leads!

“Want Some Ice With That?”

“Happy Birthday! C’mere gimme a great big hug!

Sorry I’m late. I just got in! Whad’ya get? How ya

doin. You look fantastic! A sight for sore eyes!”


“That’s all I get? Hey? Where is everybody?”

“Gone home I guess.”

“You guess?”

“Did you bring any wine?”

“Who me? Only the best!”

“There’s a cork-screw on the sink.”

“I’m on it!”

“Wanna glass or is this a gimme the

bottle kinda thing.”

“I’ll use a glass, this once.”

“So, what the hell happened?”

“They forgot the icing on the cake.”

“Oh boy!  Want some ice in that?”


©J.E.Goldie May 25, 2019






“Just Deal The Cards” in response to BrewNSpew Cafe word prompt – Royalty May 13, 2019

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BrewNSpew Cafe word of the week prompt May 13, 2019

Word of the week – ROYALTY (in 300 words or less)


“That’s Poker!”

“Damn it! Ronnie!”

“You’ll have to step up your game Sam.”

“My game?”

“Yah, in case you hadn’t noticed this is a card game.”

“Then I guess I’m the Joker. You’ve beat me 5 games

in a row.”

“Sam, I didn’t invent the game. You’d think I was profiting

by beating you. I don’t have the patent.”

“You’re Royalty Ronnie. You’re the King.

There’s no doubt about it.”

“Alright then, let’s play another hand.”

“You love this game dontcha?”

“I do.”

“O.K. let’s play.”



“This time keep your Royals.”


“Cause, I may just abdicate.”


“Yah. That means I may give up my status for

friendship’s sake.”

“Very funny Ron.”

“No. It’s not, and your game play is just fine Sam.”

“Okie Dokie! You’re on! Let’s play!”

“Just deal the cards.”

©J.E.Goldie May 13, 2019