I missed an episode of “The Big Bang Theory.” I watched online, but sat through four or five ads when the show got to where they put commercials for people with a free Thursday night. I’ll watch one ad during my online TV, two if I’m feeling jolly, but five is ridiculous. I don’t care to learn how, if I use a certain credit card, I can have a cash back concierge. If I did, I’d watch the show on TV. No, I wouldn’t. I’d DVR it and fast forward the commercials. Next time I’ll remember to erase the DVR.

My 100-word posts are inspired by a WordPress blog called All of 100. The authors of the site, which has been operating since 2009, committed to write 100 words a day – no more, no less. I decided to take up the challenge because I thought it might help me write more concisely. It is more difficult than I thought.

He ran.

Down the pitch-black corridor he flew. This was not an easy sprint, but something within said it must be completed. Suddenly, he turned sharply to the left. He went through a doorway, took two steps to the right and stopped on a dime. For a few fleeting moments he felt relief, but quickly turned around and began another sprint. Through the doorway and back up the darkened hall he ran.

He was pleased to return to the recliner just before the commercial ended and the second act of the newest episode of “How I Met Your Mother” began.

My 100-word posts are inspired by a WordPress blog called All of 100. The authors of the site, which has been operating since 2009, committed to write 100 words a day – no more, no less. I decided to take up the challenge because I thought it might help me write more concisely. It is more difficult than I thought.