Tag: Daily Prompt

Daily Prompt: Apprentice

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Today’s Daily Prompt from WordPress is Apprentice and I have edited one of my old stories that fits the challenge. On July 25, 1968 I took a dispatch from the Apprenticeship Director of IBEW Local 728 (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) and began my career in the Electrical Trade. I was 19 years old, married—with a child on the way—and…

Son of a Beep

I was working a 3 PM—11 PM Swing shift at the Golden Gate Bridge on Labor Day in 1999. I had been employed by the District for 5 months at the time and there was no Automated Electronic Toll system in place—yet. It was Old School Technology.

Son of a Beep

“…Tell us about a time when it was impossible not to overhear a conversation between people who didn’t know you were there. What was the conversation about? How did it make you feel?” —Daily Prompt: Talking in Your Sleep I was working a 3 PM—11 PM Swing shift at the Golden Gate Bridge on Labor…

Daily Prompt: The Next Big Thing

“What will the next must-have technological innovation be? Jetpacks? Hoverboards? Wind-powered calculators?… Photographers, show us INNOVATIVE. Daily Prompt: The Next Big Thing

If you want to innovate, go large. Here is a photo of an all-electric Tesla convertible sports car. The license plate says it all.

Innovative Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Innovative
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, Camera+ app, edits in Snapseed.

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Daily Prompt: Call Me Ishmael

“Take the first sentence from your favorite book and make it the first sentence of your post.” Catch-22 is my favorite book, so here goes: It was love at first sight. The ball of multi-colored fur had bright eyes and white feet that were tracing circles in the air as she was lifted from the…

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