Category Archives: Friday Fictioneers

FLEETING SUCCESS

Hank smirked as he listened to himself, “I’ve made it. Three years of work and the take down of a few farmers but now it’s mine. Hay bales four stories high. Now I control the price.” “I’ll take land payment … Continue reading

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ANSWERED PRAYER

Selena sighed as she uttered her prayer. “I am thankful. And I’m thankful for Hank. I thank you for taking care of him wherever he roams; please send him home. He makes me feel secure. I don’t like to be … Continue reading

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LIFE OF A TRAVELING TEAM

Since the highway was nearby, wildlife would be limited. Ted and Stella reminisced as they unpacked. In 1962, our 54 foot dream when up in flames. In 1978, the 36 foot floated down river. In 1982, our 28′ “get by” … Continue reading

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WHAT’S DOWNSIZING?

No! I am not a hoarder; I’m learning about “hacks.” Sewing hacks, kitchen hacks, fashion hacks, cabinet hacks. So I’ve gathered up some items strewn around. Grandma Larson down the street a piece has eight granddaughters. She’ll need some birthday … Continue reading

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NOT FAKE NEWS!!!!

Good day, Listening Audience, this is Stella Shellingham, bringing you Local Happenings, your first news responders. This playground is being established to…….WHAT HAPPENED? I kid you not, there were about fifteen children here; they have all disappeared!! Calling home base, … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GRANDMA

The theme was “Life in the Thirties” the decade of Grandma’s birth. How to go about it? What provides the ambience? Old lamps, of course! Have some menus patterned after old school books. Reading them will be homework. Will Grandma … Continue reading

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LEGACY IN A NAME

These were the leftovers of Jean’s dream since she was now past the age of giving birth. “Maryjean, that will be a good name for her,” thought Mary as she carefully sewed tiny rosettes on the little garment. She would … Continue reading

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ELEVEN-FORTY FIVE SHARP!

Howie Smith, senior deacon in the Community Church called Pastor Peter P. Pagent. “The boat’s at the church all set to go. Shorten your sermon. I leave by 11:45.” “Fret not thyself; I’ll quit before 11:45.” “OK, see you in … Continue reading

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DIVINE APPOINTMENT?

“Hey, Chuck, I’m sure we can find some wire cutters in my granddad’s tool shed. We only need the wire cutters, a candle, and two hairpins, If we hurry I think we can get back in time to win this … Continue reading

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KING QUAL IS COMING

Agatha and Gusta are out to impress King Qual. Somehow they have to convince him to loan them three times what the establishment is worth! Agatha and Gusta gave orders three days ago to thaw all frozen foods, shine the … Continue reading

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