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Scintilla13 Day 10

Sometimes we wish that we could hit the rewind button. Talk about an experience that you would do over if you could. I’m not sure if by “rewind” and “do over” this prompt means something I would go back and change, or something that went so well I’d like to go back and experience again. …

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Scintilla13 Day 9

What is the longest thing you know by heart (for example, a prayer, speech, commercial jingle, etc.)? Why did you learn it? I don’t think I could recite it now, though I haven’t tried. But for a while, I had committed to memory the first 15 minutes of the one-man script, “Give ’em Hell, Harry!” 15 minutes may …

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Scintilla13 Day 8

Write about a time when a preconceived notion or opinion (about a person, place, thing, etc.) turned out to be wrong. What did it take to change your mind? It wasn’t a long standing or especially strong preconceived notion, but I suppose it qualifies. A few years ago there was an outdoor performance of Taming of the Shrew …

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Scintilla13 Day 7

Write about someone who was a mentor for you. The issue of mentors is one of the most sensitive for me. Reason being, I’ve never had one. You can read that again, or you can read this sentence wherein I repeat that staggering claim: I’ve never had a mentor. Not a teacher. Not an employer.  Not …

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Scintilla Day 6

Write about a chance meeting that has stayed with you ever since. This doesn’t happen to me often, because to be frank, strangers don’t find me interesting, charming, or worth the time to engage. I don’t play social games often, and when I do, rejection is usually the result, so I don’t bother. When people …

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