“Wow, Dad! You carved a beautiful replica of you and mama from that discarded block of stone you found.”
“I sure hope your mama likes her birthday surprise.”
Giggling, “Oh, Dad, she‘s gonna love it! Listen, I think mama just pulled up the driveway. Quick, hide your BIG surprise while I let her in.”
Expecting to help mama with loads of groceries, Sarah, however, found two cops with an old photograph inquiring about a James Davis.
“Daaad! Police are at the door…they insist a photograph is James Davis. I told them, no, that is my father, Mark Fisher.”
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“Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them.”
Inspiration: Friday Fictioneers
WARNING! This is an addiction for which there is no 12 step recovery program.
THE CHALLENGE: Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and end. (No one will be ostracized for going over or under the word count.)
THE KEY: Make every word count.
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