Extenuating Circumstances


Rules are made to be broken – or, at least, bended a little bit. A new category called Creativity has been added to the 2015 Second Annual Cyberspace Memorable Quotes Contest and because artistic creative people often lose track of time, the Judge of this year’s contest has extended the deadline by two days for this category.

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Blue Ribbon – First Place

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Red Ribbon – Second Place

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White Ribbon – Third Place

(colorful ribbons were awarded in the Creativity Category)

All of these entries were submitted by the Wayside Artist whose work is awesome and worthy of a visit to her online gallery. Next year Ann promises to be on time. Plus, the Judge just likes her and her quotes, too. Kind of like the Teacher’s Pet concept. Extenuating circumstances in any contest.

Teresa and I wish all of you a Happy 4th. of July weekend. Enjoy time with your family and friends. Be safe.

About Sheila Morris

Sheila Morris is an essayist with humorist tendencies who periodically indulges her desires to write outside her genre by trying to write fiction and poetry. In December, 2017, the University of South Carolina Press is publishing her collection of first-person accounts of the people primarily responsible for the development of LGBT organizations in South Carolina. Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home will resonate with everyone interested in LGBT history in the South during the tumultuous times from the AIDS pandemic to marriage equality. She has published four nonfiction books including two memoirs, an essay compilation and a group of her favorite blogs from I'll Call It Like I See It. Her first book, Deep in the Heart: A Memoir of Love and Longing received a Golden Crown Literary Society Award in 2008. Her writings have been included in various anthologies - most recently the 2017 Saints and Sinners Literary Magazine. She is a displaced Texan living in South Carolina with her wife Teresa Williams and their dogs Spike and Charly. Her Texas roots are never too far from her thoughts.
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6 Responses to Extenuating Circumstances

  1. Anne Boring says:

    Love it, Sheila !!!! Need to do this more often!!!
    Love,
    Anne

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  2. Aw, shucks, ma’am!! You put it so kindly, ” lost track of time.” More like I lost track of where my brain got to!! 😀 Thank you for understanding.

    I’m flattered my scatterbrained self earned a special catagory, a seat next to a favorite teacher, AND a shout out for my work!! I promise to do better next year as long as my head doesn’t grow wings and take a solo flight to Mars.

    Now where did I put my boots and sack of peppermints? I’ve got a horse stomping his hooves louder than July 4th fireworks. 😀

    Much love,
    Ann

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  3. Anne Boring says:

    Well said, Sheila !!!! You have the gift of words that I don’t and I really appreciate all your comments and sense of humor ! Thank you.
    Love,
    Anne

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    • Anne, your words always give me encouragement – I appreciate them more than you can imagine.
      When I write, I never know how the words will turn out. I am very fortunate to have them reach such a faithful reader.
      Much love,
      Sheila

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