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Friday

Friday Freedom #5

All Aboard the Meme Express – Friday, October 31, 2008


Whew! Another week has flown, and it’s time for Friday Freedom again at the Meme Express.

What is Friday Freedom? It’s a Writer’s Choice prompt. Post what you like (on your own blog), and return here to leave a comment with your link. (Be sure to include a link to the Meme Express. Grab our train graphic from the sidebar for your link, if you want.)

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Of course, if this prompt seems to stump you, feel free to peruse the archives of the Meme Express and publish a blog post on an earlier prompt.

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Thursday

Candy Corn

All Aboard the Meme Express – Thursday, October 30, 2008



It’s Candy Corn Day!



A Halloween staple for more than 100 years, candy corn is a perennial favorite for many. This year, more than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced worldwide to satisfy sweet-toothed celebrants everywhere. Each year, October 30th is Candy Corn Day.


Today’s Meme Express prompt is simple:


candy

corn


How might you use both words in a blog entry?


Here are a few optional questions, to jump-start your inspirational engine:


Do you like candy corn?

What is your favorite Halloween candy?

Can you share a memory about candy corn?

How about a corny joke?


Perhaps this concept will inspire you to create a drawing, a poem, a short story, or a journal entry. Then return here to leave a comment with your link. (Be sure to include a link to the Meme Express. Grab our train graphic from the sidebar for your link, if you want.)


Need help making an active link?

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Feel free to bookmark it for future reference!


Of course, if this prompt seems to stump you, feel free to peruse the archives of the Meme Express and publish a blog post on an earlier prompt.


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Wednesday

The Blues

All Aboard the Meme Express – Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Got the Blues?


On October 29, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed, heralding the Great Depression. More than 16 million shares were traded frantically, as prices dropped to record lows. Needless to say, the difficult economic times gave way to the blues for many individuals and families.


Billie Holiday’s 1956 single, “Lady Sings the Blues,” captures a similar sentiment:

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Today’s Meme Express prompt is The Blues.


Here are a few optional questions, to jump-start your inspirational engine:


Have you ever had the blues?

What sorts of occurrences might cause you to feel blue?

How can you beat the blues?

Do you enjoy blues music?

Who is your favorite blues artist?

What is your most loved shade of blue?


Perhaps this concept will inspire you to create a drawing, a poem, a short story, or a journal entry. Then return here to leave a comment with your link. (Be sure to include a link to the Meme Express. Grab our train graphic from the sidebar for your link, if you want.)


Need help making an active link?

See Super-Simple Linking.

Feel free to bookmark it for future reference!


Of course, if this prompt seems to stump you, feel free to peruse the archives of the Meme Express and publish a blog post on an earlier prompt.


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Tuesday

Pick-a-Prompt (#4)

Pick-a-Prompt #4


All Aboard the Meme Express – Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Today, the Meme Express offers you a choice: Pick-a-Prompt:


Scroll down the right-hand sidebar, and select any previous Meme Express writing prompt from the blog archives. Or look through the Pick-a-Prompt labels list for a topic that interests you.


Publish your blog post, and return here with a comment and link, so other Meme Express participants can find and read your post.


Post your poem, story, song, photo or other entry on your blog. (Be sure to include a link to the Meme Express. Grab our train graphic from the sidebar for your link, if you want.)


Then come back here, and post a comment with a link to your own entry.


Need help making an active link?

See Super-Simple Linking.

Feel free to bookmark it for future reference!


Of course, if this prompt seems to stump you, you are free to peruse the archives of the Meme Express and publish a blog post on an earlier prompt.


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Monday

Navy

All Aboard the Meme Express – Monday, October 27, 2008


It’s Navy Day.

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In the United States, October 27th is Navy Day. This occasion marks the birthday of 26th U.S. President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, who said:


The Navy of the United States

is the right arm of the United States . . .

Woe to our country,

if we permit that right arm

to become palsied.”


The Meme Express link is Navy.


Here are a few optional questions, to jump-start your inspirational engine:


Have you ever served in the Navy?

Do you know anyone who is currently serving in the Navy?

Have you ever been on an official Navy base?

Have you ever stepped onto a Navy ship?


Perhaps this concept will inspire you to create a drawing, a poem, a short story, or a journal entry. Then return here to leave a comment with your link. (Be sure to include a link to the Meme Express. Grab our train graphic from the sidebar for your link, if you want.)


Need help making an active link?

See Super-Simple Linking.

Feel free to bookmark it for future reference!


Of course, if this prompt seems to stump you, feel free to peruse the archives of the Meme Express and publish a blog post on an earlier prompt.


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