Thursday Doors: Kung Hei Fat Choi!

Inspired by Thursday Doors, hosted by Norm Frampton. For more interesting doors from all around the globe, check it out. ~~ Kung Hei Fat Choi (Happy New Year) to you!  This post is about Chinese New Year, or as it’s also known as Spring Festival.  Romping around Hong Kong lately, I’ve enjoyed the festive air and…

Fragrant Harbor

Tour Guide In response to The Daily Post weekly photo challenge “Tour Guide,” I wanted to take you on a tour of my neighborhood.  When people ask me, “Where are you from?”  I pause.  Then, I pause some more, shift my eyes up and to the right.  “Hmm, that’s complicated.” I grew up in the…

Passage

Within the ship, the smell was overwhelming.  Animals once occupied its hull.  Crammed together, people were now its cargo.  Riding the waves of the ocean, my stomach emptied frequently. Will I ever arrive? Saying goodbye to family was heart-wrenching. Will I see them again? My brother told me to jump overboard as soon as I…

“If” She Ran

Since I read about Frank Angle’s IF Challenge, I have been waiting in excited anticipation to join.  The objective is to write a post with the theme “If” in a short story, a poem, or another creative expression.  For more details on this challenge, see the bottom of this post. I chose to write a…

Blood-red Moon

“Friday Fictioneers” is a weekly challenge by Rochelle Wisoff Fields.  The challenge is to write a story using only 100 words in response to a photo prompt.  It has been a lot of fun to join in with this fantastic and encouraging group of writers!  Other stories can be found here. ~~ Arriving home after being away, my…