14 August 2020

Published August 12, 2020 by rochellewisoff

Snorkeling in St. Thomas

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Welcome to another week of SUMMER RERUNS. This week the story and prompt are from 14 November 2014. If you were with us that week, feel free to take a break and post your own rerun. ๐Ÿ˜€ย 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Word Count: 100

FIRST DRAFT

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย โ€œCanโ€™t you imagine little Harry trying to climb the fig trees?โ€ Idaโ€™s eyes glittered. โ€œHe wouldโ€™ve been three this year.โ€

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  โ€œI miss him, too,โ€ Harvey whispered.

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  Although his heart ached with loss, Harvey still counted his blessings. What could such a vibrant woman possibly see in him, a wheelchair bound invalid thirty years her senior?

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  โ€œMaybe weโ€™ll have another son. For now we have one hundred twenty acres of prime, undeveloped California land to subdivide.โ€ He brushed a tear from her cheek with a kiss. โ€œWhat shall we call our little town? Harryville?โ€

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  โ€œDonโ€™t be ridiculous. Letโ€™s call it Hollywood.โ€

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Daeida Hartle Wilcox Beveridge

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82 comments on “14 August 2020

  • Querida Rochelle,
    I missed this one in November. It must have been a busy work week.
    Love this lil tale about Hollywood. Great cocktail party trivia. Interesting
    the way things come about. Hope you’re having a grand time con su familia.
    Abrazos y Carino,
    Isadora ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’œ

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      • Querida Rochelle,
        Estoy contenta que su vacaciones fueron muy buenas. Por lo menos, has descansado.
        Swim lil mermaid swim … it never hurts to have a passion one can put into practice.
        Have a wonderful week โ€ฆ Be Safe
        Abrazos, y Carino,
        Isadora ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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  • Dear Old Suzanna Danna Anna W(T)F,

    Nothing like going to California with a laptop on your knee, is there? Hollywood would have dried up and blown away had it not been for Connie and I going out there to save it a few years back. I’m sure you read about our “Saving Hollywood” adventure in my seldom perused book, “One Idiot Short of a Village.” Why that story is not on wikipedia is a mystery to me.

    Sometimes history just gets mixed up
    Dyslexia Man

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    • Dear Dyslexia Man,

      I will have to revisit that story. ๐Ÿ˜‰ History isn’t always reliable is it? And when we don’t like it, we just whitewash it. Just sayin’

      Shalom,

      Old Suzanna Danna Anna W(T)F

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