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Wordle #832 (September 29, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) She had to BRUSH the sand and dust off of the well-worn map. Tracing her finger along the ROUTE, she realized that she still remembered it all of these years later, in particular the final curved and covered ALURE, before it opened up to reveal the stunning AZURE coast. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) They decided to SHARE a few moments alone in the ALURE before venturing out under the AZURE sky.

Wordle #831 (September 28, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) The FEAST was, by all accounts, impressive. The CLANG of the bell that summoned them to dine had a certain CHARM about it. The guests were grateful for the chef who came out to serve as COACH so they knew what they were eating, what to pay attention to, and why it was presented in the order it was. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The OPERA featured a CLOAK and dagger story with plenty of historically-based ecclesiastical intrigue. The protagonist was excommunicated from the church according to CANON law and then banished by the town government to a penal colony along the COAST.  The vocal COACH did a fabulous job, preparing the singers for this demanding production.

Wordle #830 (September 27, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) She was so SMART her parents couldn’t help but SMILE with pride, as she accepted the top academic award.  Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The old toy STORE was torn down to make way for a condo development.  It was such a SHAME as the toy store brought a SMILE to so many children.  

Wordle #829 (September 26, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) He moved like a SNAIL through most MORAL dilemmas. She tried not to be too VOCAL in her impatience with his process, since she knew that in the end he took the sum TOTAL of all of the arguments into account, and in the end he was fiercely LOYAL to his values, something she deeply admired in him. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The BREAD from the bakery at the far end of the SHOAL was a TOTAL LOCAL sensation that had attracted a LOYAL following.  

Wordle #828 (September 25, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) She decided to SPEAK about her KINKY desires, hoping that she might get LUCKY. Instead it made their relationship a bit ROCKY. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The HOUSE sat high above the shoreline. Below it the FOAMY swells crashed against the breakwater which sheltered the actual shoreline.  I felt a little DORKY using a concrete barrier to break the waves but the shore was very ROCKY and it was dangerous for my dock and any swimmers to have the waves smashing directly against the shore.  

Wordle #827 (September 24, 2023)

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Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) She was always able to find a ROUTE that took them to the RIGHT places - no matter how obscure or remote. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) He brought ALONG the old GRUMP to the trivia challenge because the old codger was always RIGHT!  

Wordle #826 (September 23, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) The SHAPE of the RADIO was clearly visible from the outside of the GATOR’s stomach. The BARON had amassed an eclectic collection of animals, many not pet-friendly. As he paused to consider what to do about the situation he became aware that a Christmas CAROL was emanating from the belly of the poor beast! Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The PRICE of the COURT time was too steep for CAROL.  

Wordle #825 (September 22, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) The GRAPE festival drew quite the CROWD, far larger than they had anticipated. They were glad they had a large TRUNK to help move the BRUSH they’d cleared to make room for more casual seating Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) Their DREAM had GROWN from a kernel to a fully realized project. The TRICK had been to BRUSH aside any doubts or negative thoughts.  

Wordle #824 (September 21, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) He enjoyed grinding the WHEAT on the large STONE in the old reclaimed mill. Even though it was now a historic site for tourists, he still felt the connection to his grandfather who had been the original mill owner. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) He just gave her a blank STARE as if his face was made of STONE.  She was expecting a different response.  

Wordle #823 (September 20, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) The STONE kept the light SNARE in place, guaranteeing that it would not be dragged away by a larger animal, helping to ensure the trapper was typically successful in harvesting her dinner.  Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The director was PROUD that he was using a TASER in his upcoming Opera SERIA production.  He liked to SHARE a joke with the singers and musicians that a taser is serious but not usually lethal, which was the perfect analogy for Opera Seria. He inserted this small SCARE in the third Act when the heroine finds herself in an unenviable SNARE.  

Wordle #822 (September 19, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) Every evening they would DANCE after they finished the CHORE of  doing the dishes. She loved the faint smell of CLOVE in his subtle cologne, as he pulled her CLOSE. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) It’s a SHAME that his PROSE sounded so CLOSE to his favorite author.  

Wordle #821 (September 18, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) At LEAST he had a certain CHARM about him, she thought. She had to be honest through, the  energy he needed felt like a DRAIN on her own, especially if he was pulling a PRANK, as he liked to do. She knew she needed to be FRANK with him about how much she hated his pranks, but she was dreading his reaction. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) He tried to PLEAD with the TRACK supervisor to let him run the track in the rain.  The supervisor was quite FRANK when he bluntly said “no freakin’ way”.  

Wordle #820 (September 17, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) The lights were perfect; showcasing each one of them, and they bounced off of the EBONY baby grand beautifully. They each had their own CHART for the first piece, but had agreed to use it only as a guide and to SCULPT the MUSIC in the moment, as they performed. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) The STAGE was set for the show, the debut of the Great BISON Band which showcased the classic MUSIC of the early 20th century mid-west.

Wordle #819 (September 16, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) With lips that looked as sweet as HONEY it was hard to ENTER into a conversation with her, he was so nervous and distracted! He rubbed his temple with his INDEX finger and thought about what he’d say as a way of introducing himself to this ANGEL.  Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) They decided to TRADE some of their western snacks for fresh LEAFY vegetables and herbs that they received from the Bedouin tribes they encountered on their travels through the desert. With the BLEAK unending sands and rolling dunes it was a miracle and a real puzzle as to where these things would be grown.  “After two days in the desert sun their skin began to turn red”.  When they spotted a CAMEL they were overwhelmed with relief and saw this animal as an ANGEL of mercy come to save them from the exhausting trek on foot.  

Wordle#818 (September 15, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) Any SPARE energy the CLERK had was not particularly OVERT. In fact, on observation they looked as if their default was INERT, and it would have taken a near catastrophe (or perhaps a miracle) to them to EXERT themselves in any way! Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) He placed the gruesomely carved MELON on the ledge above his front door.  Passersby or anyone coming to the house could not help but STARE at the frightening pre-Halloween decoration.  Their heads would TWERK upwards to behold the magnificent melon.  He had to EXERT great effort to create his best Halloween fright but it was totally worth it.  

Wordle #817 (September 14, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) It was all he could do not to STEAL away, to stay put in the CHAIR in the overcrowded meeting room. He felt like if he did slip away there would be something like a metaphorical ARROW pointing at where he should have been sitting.  He fantasized, while his boss droned on,  about convincing the facilities people to show high levels of RADON  in the space, which would force them to go back to working from home. If he was successful he vowed to replace the slippy, sloppy RAYON cover on the office chair he’d been using at home.  Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) For Halloween he liked to SCARE the little kids by blasting heavy metal on the RADIO and then taking a RAZOR to the frightening RAMON breadfruit with all its prickles, slashing it and draping it in loose RAYON to resemble a zombie.

Wordle #816 (Sept 13, 2023)

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Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) It was CLEAR that he was in GREAT SHAPE, and he dressed in a way that highlighted his assets.  Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) It was a STAIN on his reputation that he CARED more about the bottom line than he did about crafting quality CREAM from his dairy cows.  It was unfortunately CLEAR that he was not carrying on the family tradition of quality over quantity.  

Wordle #815 (Sept 12, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) They had to BRACE themselves, anticipating the defining SHOUT that was to signal they were to WHISK away, praying not to be spotted. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) On a SCALE of one to ten the FISHY email on his phone was definitely a ten. He had to HOIST his laptop onto the desk and open it because he preferred to use his computer rather than his phone to deal with suspicious emails such as this clear attempt to PHISH personal data. But this was only one of many that he had to WHISK away into his virtual trash bin.  

Wordle #814 (September 11th, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) The SPOUT set up at the natural spring was a natural meeting place. It was good to chat with neighbours but one hoped to not run into one of the more WORDY community members if you were short on time!  The ORDER had OLDER members who were judicious with their words, so they often were the ones found collecting water, showing the younger members how to do it.  Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) He had decided to TRADE in his musical instruments for the gear he needed to become a DIVER. His friends thought there could not be an ODDER hobby switch but he was OLDER than most of them and quite possibly senile.  

Wordle #813 (September 10, 2023)

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  Albert’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Stephanie, using Albert’s words) “To have the SPACE,” she WROTE, “is a true gift.” A QUOTE she decided to add to the inspiration board above her writing area, to help remind her to be in gratitude. Stephanie’s Words Micro Tale (Written by Albert, using Stephanie’s words) He was surprisingly STAID and composed after discovering a TROVE of ancient artifacts in his garden. All he said was, and I QUOTE, “that was a bit unexpected”.   Geez man show some enthusiasm!