Here I am, again, in Denmark and trying to keep up with Friday Fictioneers! This week was a bit more challenging, with intermittent wifi and trying to type on my friend’s Danish keyboard. The next few days, we’ll be in Stockholm, and then home, later next week. Thanks for being patient, as I try to get to your wonderful stories… I always appreciate thoughtful, constructive feedback, so please leave a comment and tell me what you think! If you’re interested in reading more about my travels, check out my posts Incredible Iceland Part 1 and Part 2. I’d love to hear what you think!
Check out the other wonderful FF stories on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog, Addicted to Purple. Rochelle chooses a photo prompt each week (this week, Kelly Sands contributed) and then keeps us in line, with her wise words. Stories should be 100 words, with a beginning, middle and end, and we all make an effort to read each other’s stories. Join in!
If I typed without effort, this is what it might look like with this Danish keyboard: I might have to tell you that youøre missing the ØquotationØ marks, or that the commas’ are not where they usually are… that there are symbols likeÆ instead of colon, or € å ø § in the places where <i usually find my other symbols. When <i try to capitalize my i, it comes out like <i. See, not easy! Next week… <iøll be very jet lagged, but happily typing from the home. What a grand adventure, but it will be nice to sleep in my own bed! As always, thanks so much for you patience and kind support.
My Ever Practical Boy (100 words, exactly)
”What about that one– do you see the dragon? There on the left.”
”That’s not a dragon, Mom, it’s a Raptor. See how the head is smaller and the jaw is powerful?”
Jake pointed to the outline of the dinosaur and continued.
”Raptors are related to birds, Mom. The bigger ones could tear a cow to pieces– if cows lived at the same time as dinosaurs.”
”It looks a bit like a komodo dragon, too… an angry one. Do you see it?”
”I think it’s just rain, Mom. Those are definitely storm clouds.”
”You’re so practical, kiddo. Let’s get inside!”
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