Blogging from A to Z Challenge

O is for Orange #atozchallenge

orange unsplash

I have spent the last three days trying to come up with an idea for an orange post. It’s Monday and I should be posting and yet nothing comes. So considering that oranges were my favorite fruit in childhood, and today is about the color orange, I’ll do a favorites list.

My favorites list:

Book: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami – I’m sure this selection may be different tomorrow, but when I think of the books I’ve read in the last few years, this one really stands out.

Read More »O is for Orange #atozchallenge

L is for Lilac #atozchallenge #flashfiction

lilac queen pixabay

Lilac Queen

Some time ago, not so far away, there lived a girl whose parents forgot proper childcare. She was virtually abandoned and neglected. She ended up on the streets begging for food.

One day, a rich merchant’s son came to her parents’ home. He was properly welcomed and treated. Suddenly, the girl’s parents remembered they had a daughter and thought to introduce her to the merchant’s son. They asked a neighborhood boy to find her. When he did, they ensured she bathed and dressed in the finest garments.

Read More »L is for Lilac #atozchallenge #flashfiction