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Banking On It

The whirring sound of the reel brought back memories of his dad more quickly than a whiff of Old Spice.

He’d loved to fish then, he loved it now.

The peace, the quiet, the talks; oh how he missed the talks.

He did all he could to teach his son the skill, the art, the joy of casting a line.

He hoped it would stick; family traditions are important.

He watched his son carefully cast the line; his hopes grew as he paid homage to his dad there on the shore.

 

SSS 2

Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was cast.

Jumpin’ Jivin’ Juke Joint!

As Carl pulled UP in front of the juke-joint the memories of days past flooded his cloudy mind.

Pretty girls, loud music, dancing till closing time; ah, those were the days!

He ambled inside even though he knew he’d know no one in the place and his own joints wouldn’t let him dance the night away.

Young kids stood by the juke box; bobby soxers playing music he’d never heard idly tapped and bounced to the beat.

It wasn’t the same, she wasn’t there.

Her juke joint days ended long ago, his were far behind; but the memories, oh, the memories, thank goodness they lasted and brought him joy.

SSS 2

Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was joint.

Bending and Pretending

Talk, talk, talk, that’s all they did.

Hours of ear bending kept them busy.

He couldn’t hear a word, but smiled and nodded all along.

It kept them happy.

It kept him happy!

He knew he was bending the truth, but he didn’t care; pretending to hear what their bending was all about kept the peace.

 

SSS 2

Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was bend.

Pin Tucks and Pinafores

“But no one will look at the hem!”

“Yes they will,” retorted her mother “if it’s worth looking at; now, do you want pin tucks and lace…

…or scallops and tulle?.”

Pouting and frowning were getting the willful, puling child nowhere!

“Why can’t I just have a plain border? Why do my dresses always have to have a fancy hem?”

“Well, because I’m making the dress and everyone knows that, and it’s not just about you, it’s about me too!”

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Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was border.