K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge…

Diary of an Internet Nobody.(Archive)

Monday again, how does it come round so quickly? But since we’re here, let’s get on with this week’s edition of K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge, for which I set the theme on Friday; Photoshop magic.

Now, as I said on Friday, I had a reason for picking this particular prompt and I hinted at it inyesterday’s post;but today I’m posting an old favourite and one more new image to tease the full story, later in the week.

Here’s me, talking to myself again…

…and here is a gif I made of John Justice Wheeler, modelling that soon-to-be-legendary knitwear for FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper and Windom Earle in the Black Lodge. (Original photos: David Lynch/Showtime)

Check out K’lee’s postHERE, it’s a stunning piece of work.

Now it’s time to see what you got when you went Photoshopping.

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February 23: Flash Fiction Challenge

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

february-23In my mind, my Aunt Mary McCanles is as stoic as the women painted in pioneer portraits. Grim smile, bun puled taut, knuckles gnarled from the hard work of homesteading folded passively on her lap as she sits in her rocking chair for the camera. The romantic notion that wagons west was the adventure we modern descendants missed, that times were once simpler and more decent is among the big western myths. It’s true, Mary had courage and the wit to survive. She worked hard to raise four sons and an invalid daughter on the vast prairie of Nebraska Territory as a widow.

Maybe it’s because of the romance of the west, or maybe because she was my kin, I find it difficult to access her complexity. She’s human and must have been a woman of dichotomies. Aren’t we all? Life isn’t just about our personalities and the places we…

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Friday Funny – Technology

Author Don Massenzio

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Q: What is the difference between a mechanical and civil engineer?
A: Mechanical engineers design weapons and civil engineers design targets.

Q: What do you call a group of security guards in front of a Samsung store?
A: Guardians of the Galaxy.

There was once a young man who, in his youth, professed his desire to become a great writer.
When asked to define “great” he said, “I want to write stuff that the whole world will read, stuff that people will react to on a truly emotional level, stuff that will make them scream, cry, howl in pain and anger!”
He now works for Microsoft, writing error messages.

microchipsPhoto credit: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-microchip-art.htm

Q: What do computers eat for a snack?
A: Microchips

adelePhoto credit: http://pitchfork.com/news/61756-adele-returns-with-hello-video/

Q: What computer sings the best?
A: A Dell.

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Photo-Fiction #77

Random_Michelle

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Can you tell a story in 300 words? Here’s the challenge.

Write a fictional piece of no more than 300 words based on this picture. You pick your poison, poetry or story. Please don’t forget to, mention this post in yours, and link back here i.e. include a link to this post in your post on your blog, so we can check out your work. Happy writing guys, have fun, I look forward to reading what you all come up with.

Don’t have a blog but still want to submit a story? Do you have an interesting picture you would like to see our participants write on? Contact me at randomauthormich@gmail.com and submit. I look forward to hearing from you.

Stories or pieces submitted in the way much contain the Authors Name and a short bio in the body of the email.

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