Let’s Just Stay in the Cabin

“Why don’t we just stay in the air conditioned cabin?” Barry asked his wife, Sarah. “It’s so hot outside and the humidity has got to be close to 100%.”

“Barry, this is a naturist camp for mature adults,” Sarah said. “If you want to cool down, strip and go jump into the lake.

Barry looked at her and said, “I’m not so sure I’m into being naked in front of an audience, Sara. What if I get an erection?”

Sara, who had already started to remove her clothing, chuckled. “Nobody is going to be focused on your junk. And let me clarify something. We discussed this and you had agreed to coming to this place.”

“Well, in hindsight,” Barry said, “I think this is a big mistake. Plus, I don’t like the idea of my wife exposing her charms to everyone at this camp.”

“Fine, Barry,” Sarah said. “We’ll be here for a few days and ease into it. In the meantime, we can stay here in the cabin.” Sarah, now completely naked, winked at her husband and said, “I packed a few toys with me to keep us occupied in case you chickened out. I hope you’ll be, um, up for that.”

Written for these daily prompts: Word of the Day Challenge (humidity), The Daily Spur (mature), Your Daily Word Prompt (audience), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (junk), My Vivid Blog (clarify), E.M.’s Random Word Prompt (mistake), and Ragtag Daily Prompt (toys).

One-Liner Wednesday — Another Word for Thesaurus

“What’s another word for thesaurus?”

Steven Wright, American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and film producer

Once again I’m turning to the droll wit of Steven Wright because I really enjoy his dry sense of humor delivered, as he does, in his unique deadpan manner.

Written for Linda G. Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #173


Welcome once again to Fandango’s Provocative Question. Each week I will pose what I think is a provocative question for your consideration.

By provocative, I don’t mean a question that will cause annoyance or anger. Nor do I mean a question intended to arouse sexual desire or interest.

What I do mean is a question that is likely to get you to think, to be creative, and to provoke a response. Hopefully a positive response.

I was having a conversation with a friend who is beyond angry and frustrated with what is going on with (and is happening to) the United States. He said, “I am ready to leave this country, although I have no idea where I’d go.”

I empathize with him, not only with his anger and frustration, but with his indecision about where to go. And that got me thinking about this week’s provocative question.

If money were no object and you could live anywhere in the world, where would you want to go and why?

If you choose to participate, write a post with your response to the question. Once you are done, tag your post with #FPQ and create a pingback to this post if you are on WordPress. Or you can simply include a link to your post in the comments. But remember to check to confirm that your pingback or your link shows up in the comments.

FOWC with Fandango — Junk


It’s July 13, 2022. Welcome to Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (aka, FOWC). I will be posting each day’s word just after midnight Pacific Time (U.S.).

Today’s word is “junk.”

Write a post using that word. It can be prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction. It can be any length. It can be just a picture or a drawing if you want. No holds barred, so to speak.

Once you are done, tag your post with #FOWC and create a pingback to this post if you are on WordPress. Please check to confirm that your pingback is there. If not, please manually add your link in the comments.

And be sure to read the posts of other bloggers who respond to this prompt. Show them some love.