A DAY IN THE LIFE

Published March 9, 2019 by rochellewisoff

This week Pegman is still wandering around in the Northern Hemisphere. However this time Pegman visits Greenland for the first time.

Your mission is to write up to 150 words inspired by this week’s location. Feel free to use the photo supplied with the prompt or search for your own. Be warned–you won’t find much in the way of streetview or photospheres here.

Once your piece is polished, share it with others using the Linkup below. Reading and commenting on others’ work is part of the fun!


Thanks to Karen and Josh for hosting the challenge. 

A DAY IN THE LIFE

So, it’s Saturday morning. Like every Saturday morning for the past two years, there’s an email in my inbox from Karen or Josh with the location of this week’s What Pegman Saw Blog Challenge.

I laugh at a picture of a flock of penguins on the ice preparing to swim. Surely there’s a story in that. I could write an amusing tale of anthropomorphic birds at a royal ball in black and white tuxedos. After all, talking cerebral animals worked well for Deborah Howe in her hilarious children’s book, “Bunnicula.”

After thinking it over I decide against penguins. Magnificent landscapes aren’t inspiriting me. In the end, I’ve decided to go with my first thought. I couldn’t help myself.

In the movie “A Hard Day’s Night,” which followed a fictitious day in the life of the Beatles, an interviewer asked John Lennon, “How did you find America.”

“Turn left at Greenland.”

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27 comments on “A DAY IN THE LIFE

    • Dear Violet,

      I didn’t know that, but then, I have the DVD. 😉 Seriously, when I saw Greenland that was the very first thing that popped into my head and I said, “Why not?” Thank you.

      Shalom,

      Rochelle

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  • I love the zaniness of that movie. I also like that John stole his line from Bugs Bunny. As Jimmy McGill said in Better Call Saul, “Only two things I know about Albuquerque is that Bugs Bunny should have taken a left there and that I couldn’t spell it in a thousand tries.” Good stuff.

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  • Enjoyed the two days in a life you introduced us to: your own Saturdays and the Beatles’ day portrayed in the movie. I look forward to Saturdays too. And Wednesdays, of course!

    Great John Lennon line, wherever he got it from. Those musicians had some serious wit, if that is not a contradiction in terms!

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    • Dear Karen,

      After I wrote the piece I had to think on the title. It had to be a Beatle’s title, didn’t? I did love that song…well…I pretty much loved them all. 😀 Thank you.

      Shalom,

      Rochelle

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  • A nicely told anecdote, Rochelle. You paced it very well. And I’ve always been a fan of the technique that says ‘I’m not going to tell you about…’ and then proceeds to do so! Penguins in tuxedos indeed!
    Shalom
    Penny

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