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Challenge Accepted #41

I am thankful for all of you who took the time and effort to link this challenge and those of you who replied to it in the comments section.

I am posting the entries for the TPS#41 that was posted on the 12th of May. I plan to give 10 days for you guys to take up the challenge and then link the replies the Saturday after next. This week’s challenge, if you’re interested, can be found here.

Last week’s phrase was –

“Where are the…..”

The replies (in no particular order)

  1. Jane –  “…pyramids then? he asked the tour guide as they regrouped outside the Colosseum.”
  2. William Lee – “..the puppies ? I was promised puppies and I demand puppies ! ; )”
  3. Amy – “..stars now, they were the superstars of 80s?”
  4. Jackie – “..Police when you want them?”
  5. Indira – “…chivalries you were famous for?”
  6. Lakshmi – ““Where are the-”
    “Ask Mom.”
  7. Amy Rose – “…rainbows you promised me?”
  8. Expressingwings – ” dreams once we dreamed to fulfilled, where are the promises once we made, where is that we which we lived once.”
  9. Fionn – “…bodies I left in the morgue?”
  10. Daon – “..…elusive days where you and I shared each other’s breath well into the night?”
  11. Victo – “…gold coins I stashed in the hole in the floor?!?!!?!”
  12. Ted – “…rotten apples?”
  13. Harshi – ““Looks that made me mad?”
  14. Jen – “…memories I long to have?”
  15. Doug – “..…clowns, you know, the ones you refer to as our project team?”
  16. Doug – “..…parents who would let their kids go to this batting cage?
  17. 10000hoursleft – “…people? The square was empty, giving me the sinking feeling that the revolution will not be realised.

I have tried to include every entry, but if I have missed someone, please point it out in the comments and I’ll say sorry like a nice person and add the missing response.:)


About hbhatnagar

I need to fill this up with much better content than I had populated it with earlier. Why I write a blog maybe? I started blogging in 2009 or thereabouts. I was a newly turned atheist and wanted to converse with others of the same persuasion. We're not exactly a big population group in India! It didn't go very well and I sort of lost interest, posting a few things now and then. I got a lot more regular over the last few months and have been posting almost daily since February '15. There were many reasons why I gradually became more regular in posting, but one way or the other, here I am! So this blog has taken shape, being at different points in time my showcase, my comedy club, my art gallery, my book club, my therapist, my close friend, my innermost self....but always my little corner of the world. You are all welcome to visit and I hope you stay awhile! A few points about me because I don't want to lead anyone on(and trust me this does become an issue more often than I'd care to admit). I'm Indian, the brown-skinned variety; if race, ethnicity or skin colour is an issue, you don't have to get to know me any more than what you see on my blog. I'm 40, so if age is an issue, please be informed accordingly. I was a doctor, an ophthalmic surgeon for 10 years before I quit practice.


3 thoughts on “Challenge Accepted #41

  1. It’s fun to read all the responses. 🙂 Thank you, Dr. Hb!

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Amy | 22/05/2016, 5:00 AM

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