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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Succinctly Yours... lavender


“How low can you go?” asks Grandma at Grandma’s Goulash about her new meme Succinctly Yours.
Use the photo provided, she says, as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words.
Use the word of the week in your story, Grandma continues. This part is optional.
This week’s word is “lavender”.
Goosey Gander and his mate looked at the lavender-blue of the lake. “Honk, honk. Race you to the other side," he said.
118 characters


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27 comments:

Phillip said...

I see Google has returned all your followers.

Boonie S said...

This is fun. Thanks for this.

Have a good week, Boonie

Crafty Green Poet said...

I like your story, excellent!

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Very good, love the last line, of course they are going to race to the other side.

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Kay girl that was just too cute and the picture of the geese was perfect for it !
Joy : )

Cezar and Léia said...

wow I love lavender, my favorite perfume and flower!
Hugs and happy Sunday
Léia

Friko said...

Clever.
And fun.

jabblog said...

I love the 'Honk, honk.':-)

Leslie said...

i like it!

Annabella said...

Good use of the key word!

Sonia Lal said...

cute take on the pic!

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

oh, brilliant!

...and i love lavander-blue...awesome.

betty

Dianne said...

Now you've got me thinking! You've done well with your story.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

Fun story! I like the "honk, honk," and your use of the word of the week worked well. These two sound like they're going to have a fun day.

Pat said...

Being a good gander, I'll bet he lets her win the race. Cute SY!

SquirrelQueen said...

I think you probably read Mr. Gander's mind. Love how you worked lavender into the story.

One said...

Hey! That's fun and you are always good at this sort of game.

Congrats! Your captions have again been selected. I've 2 links to your blog!

Helen said...

Excellent sotry!

Anyes said...

Racing geese across a pond! I'd love to see it ;-)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You're so good at this Kay

Mama Zen said...

Who won?

RedPat said...

A good tweet! Or honk.

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

I have been meaning to drop by and introduce myself for a while now.

Hi I am Jen, from Muddy Boot Dreams, and I am thrilled to meet another Canadian!!!!

Great short story, you win in my book.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Susan Fobes said...

A nice cute one this week! (Love the "honk, honk"...)

Cildemer said...

Great entry! Very beautiful shot! And funny story! Loved it! Honk honk!
Thanks for sharing, Kay;o)
Have a nice and happy week!

Sharkbytes (TM) said...

Nice job on the shortest choice!

Rek said...

Wow, this was fun...I can't help but wonder; who was it, that won?