Mixed Bag http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com For All your Fiction and Miscellaneous Reading Needs Sun, 03 Jan 2021 03:34:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.6.1 https://i2.wp.com/www.hemas-mixedbag.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/money-bag-2-256x256.png?fit=32%2C32 Mixed Bag http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com 32 32 111981179 I’m a Pushcart Prize nominee! http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/im-a-pushcart-prize-nominee/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/im-a-pushcart-prize-nominee/#comments Sun, 03 Jan 2021 03:31:33 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3571 Happy New Year, everyone! A little late in posting this, but the wonderful editors over at National Flash Fiction Day’s FlashFlood have nominated my piece “The Lies We Tell” for... Read more »

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2020 Publications http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/2020-publications/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/2020-publications/#respond Thu, 10 Dec 2020 11:02:06 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3560 I haven’t posted a lot on my blog this year, but I have been busy writing, parenting, and battling Co-vid anxiety. In this year of insanity and homeschooling, I have... Read more »

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Diwali Magic http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/diwali-magic/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/diwali-magic/#comments Sat, 03 Oct 2020 07:38:27 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3535 I’m taking part in the #FallWritingFrenzy contest which is hosted by the wonderful Kaitlyn Sanchez and Lydia Lukidis. The photo which spoke to me was the Diwali one at the... Read more »

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Look at Me http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/look-at-me/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/look-at-me/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:24:28 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3492 Her, for the 100th time : “Mama, look! Look at me, Mama! Look, I can do cartwheels/bend myself like a pretzel/the most difficult ballet pose in the world/hang upside down... Read more »

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How Could You Not Know? http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/how-could-you-not-know/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/how-could-you-not-know/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:18:21 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3472 That night when an alligator got into your garage and you frantically called me, I dropped everything and rushed over, as usual. I held you, fed you, and if animal... Read more »

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Zoom Families http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/zoom-families/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/zoom-families/#comments Wed, 27 May 2020 14:12:00 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3463 Later today, I will get on a Zoom call with family–parents, uncles, aunts, and cousins. It’ll start with quick hellos. Everyone will talk at once and then go quiet until... Read more »

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Questions I wanted to ask on Quora, but didn’t http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/questions-i-wanted-to-ask-on-quora-but-didnt/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/questions-i-wanted-to-ask-on-quora-but-didnt/#comments Wed, 20 May 2020 13:23:37 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3444 Questions I wanted to ask on Quora but didn't

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Lost http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/lost/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/lost/#comments Wed, 13 May 2020 12:28:27 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3428 I wake up in the middle of the night, sweaty, heart beating out of rhythm. It’s my most recurring nightmare, in which I’m lost and desperate to find my way... Read more »

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I Remember http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/i-remember/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/i-remember/#comments Sun, 03 May 2020 11:34:55 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3406 53-word micro based on YeahWrite's micro prompt - Start or end your story with "Something moved in the shadows."

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How to Balance your Chakras http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/how-to-balance-your-chakras/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/how-to-balance-your-chakras/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2020 04:17:46 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3381 Some Quaratine humor - my attempts at chakra meditation.

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