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BLOG ENTRIES FOR JANUARY 2020

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Today's trigger is "not pau," suggested by Darrell
Wednesday, January 01, 2020 8:00:38 PM

20-20 Foresight (HS 117) It’s the New Year, the happiest of them all so far. Each one happier than the last. Still, Sixty-five years running around the sun can wear on one, even if it were done ...

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Today's trigger is "pau hana," suggested by Homelessinhonolulu
Thursday, January 02, 2020 5:20:35 PM

Use it to inspire a piece of any kind of writing, of any kind of length, then post your piece on the Bamboo Shoots page. Hey, you could get published in Bamboo Ridge. You never know. Beach Gathering ...

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Today's trigger is "pau," suggested by Darrell
Friday, January 03, 2020 6:22:39 PM

The Book Ends (HS 118) When elderly former lovers meet unexpectedly, do both know that whatever they felt for each other is gone, neither feeling the same way anymore? Is there some kind of vacuum, ...

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December Contest Winners : )
Monday, January 06, 2020 6:26:09 PM

Congratulations to Doreen B, Jim Harstad, Homelessinhonolulu, and Darrell. You all have each won the coveted Ten Bamboo Bucks to spend in the Bamboo Ridge Press store. Just let Joy know you're a ...

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Today's trigger is "Everybody's got an Uncle Joe," suggested by Jim Harstad
Monday, January 06, 2020 8:09:20 PM

Here's mine. And Counting Another summing up from the lectern, that all told coming, maybe the biggest word problem we’ll ever solve. Who said they’d never need math after they left school? It’s ...

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Today's trigger is "banana," suggested by Doreen B.
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 8:36:17 PM

Post what you write over on the Bamboo Shoots page. You never know. Your piece might be selected for publication in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge : ) Here's mine. In the Forest It was ...

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Today's trigger is "whisper," suggested by homelessinhonolulu
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 10:04:12 PM

Here' mine. Exit Laughing Being able to tell a joke is an art, rolling helter-skelter over a rough patch of cobbled words to a smooth finish, kicking out with style at the bottom of a jump, a ...

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Today's trigger is "money," suggested by Lanning
Thursday, January 09, 2020 11:08:24 PM

Write a piece inspired by the trigger and then post it on the Bamboo Shoots page. You may get your piece published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge : ) Here's mine for today. All Hallow's ...

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Today's prompt is "synergy," suggested by homelessinhonolulu
Friday, January 10, 2020 9:07:29 PM

Use it to inspire a piece of writing, and then post that piece on the Bamboo Shoots page. You never know. It might show up in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge. Publication is a wonderful thing : ) Here's ...

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Today's trigger is "father," suggested by Doreen B.
Monday, January 13, 2020 5:58:14 PM

Write a piece of any length about anything, and then post it on the Bamboo Shoots page. You may be published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge. Wouldn't that be cool, Daddy-o? Here's mine. When ...

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Today's trigger is "the best coach I ever had," suggested by Jim Harstad
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:15:33 PM

Use it to inspire a piece of writing, and then post that piece on the Bamboo Shoots page for consideration for possible publishing in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge. You never know. Here's mine. When ...

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Today's prompt is "facade," suggested by Homelessinhonolulu.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:50:16 PM

Use the prompt to inspire a piece of writing of any kind and of any length, and then post your piece on the Bamboo Shoots page. You may be published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge. You never know ...

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Today's prompt is "10,000 wishes," suggested by Darrell.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:24:29 PM

Use the prompt to inspire a piece of writing, and then post that piece on the Bamboo Shoots page. It might get published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge : ) Here's mine. The Work The plaque ...

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Today's prompt is "euphoric," suggested by Homelessinhonolulu
Friday, January 17, 2020 8:57:25 PM

Use the prompt to inspire a piece of writing, and then post that piece over on the Bamboo Shoots page. You may get it published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge. That would be great, right? Here's ...

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Today's prompt is "mother," suggested by Doreen B.
Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:35 PM

Use the prompt to inspire any kind of writing, any length, and then post that piece over on the Bamboo Shoots page. We'd love to read it. It may even be published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge ...

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Today's prompt is "Kailua," suggested by Doreen B.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:34:34 PM

Use the prompt to inspire a piece of writing, and then post that piece on the Bamboo Shoots page. You might see it published in a future issue of Bamboo Ridge : ) Here's mine. A Pairing Sometimes ...