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Group 8

Word Assignmentjourney

 

Top 5 Stories    Yellow =Audience Award

The keynote speaker was halfway through his third journey cliché, and she thought longingly of the explosions and fire she'd sworn off of. by Maya Silver [8]


My father made the journey from illness to good health but insisted that the glow of a cigarette would tell us if he was breathing or not. by Patrick Forgette [8]


Life’s aromatic journey took Beth through baby soaps and powders to perfumes and deodorants ending in the smell of pain balms and ointments. by Vivek Thaokar [8]


3 days into the journey: she had killed 2, mangled 1, and left the 4th battered in an alley. Why were all cars in Germany stick shifts?! by Fawn Rechkemmer [8]


The wise man told the girl, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” So she rolled over his feet with her wheelchair. by Jen McCreary [8]

 

Top 25 Stories

I took a journey, not knowing where to go; I hopped on a boat to Mexico. When I arrived, my cash blown, I walked off into the great unknown. by Alex Barriger [8]


His journey was over. Settling into bed, he vowed to never play an elder god in high-stakes bowling again--twice in one week was pushing it. by Alexander Theoharis [8]


Freezing rain. Great! I need to get downtown, two pills cost 40 cents a day. To stay alive, a journey on the 7 train in the freezing rain. by BARRY Teitelbaum [8]


How come we named you Prairie Prince? Because you were conceived after a Journey concert, that’s why. by Daniel VanderMolen [8]


Every journey starts with a legend or hero who saves the day, some handsome fellow with shining armor. Our hero died of the flu. by Edwin Orellana [8]


On the return journey from the Pole, his ship deprived of wind, as the days shortened, the captain listened for the sound of ice closing in. by Jen McCreary [8]


If she could undo, go back on this journey, she would. Naked, cuffed to the bed, she waits for the door to open – waits for another John. by Amanda Conti [8]


My girlfriend; wrists cut, eyes empty. "What a journey we had. I wish you didn't break up with me" on a note nearby. I'm so sorry, Sarah. by Sean Chipman [8]


She said her life’s journey was diverging from mine. She needed distance. I didn’t realize that meant she was joining the astronaut corp. by Lauren Tunnell [8]


He put another dime in the jukebox. The needle hit the groove - Journey, “Open Arms.” Joan asked for her money back and then kicked his ass. by Marcus Hswe [8]


The man rolling snow tires in the direction of the checkers was undertaking quite a journey. I envied him the pizza in his free hand. by Patrick Forgette [8]


“I have tapes,” he says, reaching into the glove box. “Let’s see, Journey, Kansas.” “Just drive!” she laughs as the semi’s horn wails. by Patty Meloy Schissel [8]


Their journey was mindless and metal and roaring, the sound of her morning waking up by the tracks in her little shack among the bamboo. by Tara Barton [8]


The keynote speaker was halfway through his third journey cliché, and she thought longingly of the explosions and fire she'd sworn off of. by Maya Silver [8]


Reading the manual of her Dodge Journey, a sinking feeling set in as water trickled through the vents: “Airbags do not provide buoyancy.” by Fawn Rechkemmer [8]


“Drat!” muttered Phileas Fogg as his journey brought him to his humble London flat, “eighty days’ travel and I’m exactly where I started.” by Lauren Tunnell [8]


My father made the journey from illness to good health but insisted that the glow of a cigarette would tell us if he was breathing or not. by Patrick Forgette [8]


They say it’s the journey that matters in the end. I say, fuck the journey, are we there yet? by Sarah Achey [8]
 

Life’s aromatic journey took Beth through baby soaps and powders to perfumes and deodorants ending in the smell of pain balms and ointments. by Vivek Thaokar [8]


Two letters and an ocean journey had brought her to this door and the stranger she was promised to marry. “Let him be kind“, she prayed. by Vera Beaton [8]


3 days into the journey: she had killed 2, mangled 1, and left the 4th battered in an alley. Why were all cars in Germany stick shifts?! by Fawn Rechkemmer [8]


"The wise man told the girl, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” So she rolled over his feet with her wheelchair. by Jen McCreary [8]


"We're going on a journey, kids!" The false enthusiasm in his voice faded and he gulped when they stared at him with crazed, hungry eyes. by Maya Silver [8]


Ladies and gentlemen! Our journey will continue more smoothly as soon as the pilots sobers up... Is there a magician on board? by Rebecca Ashcraft [8]


“I want the travel tape!” he screamed over and over. Fumbling, she popped Journey into the dashboard tape deck. Toddler meltdown averted. by Fawn Rechkemmer [8]

 

Group Participants

  Group Last Name First Name Shipping City State Country
8 Achey Sarah Boulder CO US
8 Adams Ashley Brooklyn NY US
8 Ashcraft Rebecca Kansas City MO US
8 Barriger Alex Silver Spring MD US
8 Barton Tara Austin TX US
8 beaton vera madison NY US
8 Berndtson Annie Somerville MA US
8 Bonner Tanya New York NY US
8 Braswell Jasmine Irvine  CA US
8 Campbell Jamie San Francisco CA US
8 Chipman Sean Plymouth MA US
8 Conti Amanda Superior CO US
8 Craig Jim Portland OR US
8 Dishnow Kelly Carleton MI US
8 Eddy John Seattle WA US
8 Elliott Ryan Portland OR US
8 Evett Corey Santa Monica  CA US
8 Faught Timber Derry NH US
8 Finlayson Rachel Perth Western Australia AU
8 Flores Melinda Brooklyn NY US
8 Forgette Patrick Seattle WA US
8 Fowler Gail Claymont DE US
8 Hallison Lee Seattle WA US
8 Harvey David Bloomington MN US
8 Heeger Ryan Birchgrove Cardiff GB
8 Hswe Marcus Spring City PA US
8 jenkins shamele miami gardens FL US
8 Jones Lily El Cerrito CA US
8 Kulkarni Karan Bangalore Karnataka IN
8 Lyren Lisa Carlsbad CA US
8 McCreary Jen Los Angeles CA US
8 Meres Robert Los Angeles CA US
8 Nielson Carolyn El Sobrante CA US
8 Orellana Edwin Bronx NY US
8 Powilatis Jill West Simsbury CT US
8 Rechkemmer Fawn Little Rock AR US
8 Ronau Mary Los Angeles CA US
8 Schissel Patty Meloy Dubuque IA US
8 Silva Jimmy San  Diego CA US
8 Silver Maya Portland OR US
8 Smith Joel Tucson AZ US
8 Stein Stephen Chicago  IL US
8 Svensson Jeanne Gränna   SE
8 Swedak Gladys Vancouver British Columbia CA
8 Teitelbaum Barry Englewood NJ US
8 Thaokar Vivek Addis Ababa Addis Ababa ET
8 Theoharis Alexander Seattle WA US
8 Tunnell Lauren Houston TX US
8 VanderMolen Daniel Portland OR US

 

 

 

 

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