Trifecta says: This weekend, we are revisiting a prompt we’ve done before.  We are giving you three words and asking that you add another 33 to them to make a complete 36-word response.  You may use the words in any order you choose.

Our three words are:



As I remember, my teenage rebellion was pretty dorky: walking in the rain with no umbrella, in the cold with no coat. No cheating, lying, or sneaking out. I hope my kids are nerds like me.


Trifextra #59

Trifecta says: This weekend we’re asking for exactly 33 words inspired by the following photo.

Photo credit: Bérenger ZYLA / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND

A hand reaching through the mist reminded me acutely of the foam parties of my college days. I almost didn’t recognize it as his, but relaxed and squeezed back at the familiar touch.


Trifecta says: This weekend, we want you to give us a thirty-three response using the word stone as one of your thirty-three words.

A new birth, plus two. They fill my heart with a love as weighty as the heaviest stone in my pocket. I tread deeper, to drown in the joys and fears of motherhood.