Category: Pause and Refresh

Places to go and things to see

Take It Slow

“Humanity’s fascination with time travel is age-old. From Ebenezer Scrooge to Marty McFly, the mere idea of spinning the clock back into the past, or forward into the future, has tempted us to infinity. Used as a cinematic device, whether in science fiction, thrillers, or comedies, time travel has the unique ability to help us…

The Great Unknown

Three days from now, on July 21st, we will observe the 48th anniversary of the first time a man walked on the moon. While Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were on the surface, Michael Collins was inside the Command Module orbiting alone, miles above the the events taking place below.

Guest Post by Allan G. Smorra

Originally posted on J. A. Allen:
I entered J.A. Allen’s Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins contest and her prompt was to tell a story in just two paragraphs based on an unsettling confession during a blind date. Thanks to everyone who voted for my story and a special thanks to J.A. for this opportunity to be…

#SSC Wrap-Up

Originally posted on J. A. Allen:
? We’ve reached the end of the Scribble Challenge season. It’s been a lot of fun! But, it’s not quite over yet. We need to announce the winner of the 14th Scribble Challenge! A big congrats goes to: Allan G. Smorra. His response to the prompt? Sharon noticed the tall bearded man walk into the lobby…

Mayor Maynot

Originally posted on J. A. Allen:
Guest Post by Ward Clever Hi. I’m Ward Clever, a blogger type person. According to my About Page that I just read, I’m a work of fiction come to life, a whore who can touch unicorns, a ghost manifest, a sensitive empath with a dark side, a watcher of…