Sunday, December 13, 2009

Microfiction Monday #4


Welcome to Microfiction Monday,
where a picture paints 140 characters.

Susan over at stonyriver hosts Microfiction Monday. I still can't believe that I can write something on my blog in under 140 words.

The rules are simple,to use Susan's picture she posts then compose a story up to 140 characters including spaces and punctuation.
Then hop on over to Susan's and leave your name. She even has a brilliant gadget to help us count.
Design 215's character counter

As Susan promises, it's fast, it's fiction, it's fun.

Here's this week's picture, and my story to go with it:



"Fly like the wind Dandy Dancer," squealed Amir
"We have to get up North before Santa runs out of
the Zhu Zhu Pets Deluxe Playset!"

25 comments:

  1. What a wonderful story. Very clever and very holiday oriented. Well done :)

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  2. Thanks Thom,
    I'm in the holiday frame of mind .I almost bought the Zhu Zhu pet
    Have a good week !

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  3. Thank YOU Peggy for stopping by This Blog Of Mine. I appreciate that very much. Loved your microfiction post and look forward to reading more of you this week where ever we go Check out my post for Monkey Man's Sunday-160 I'm sure you'd like it.


    Fish On

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  4. You are so right about how everyone is so different with their stories...that's part of the magic I think :)

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  5. Ahh...the zhu zhu...if I could find one, I'd e-bay it!

    My neighbor got her husband a chia-Obama bust before they pulled them from the shelves. I think he'll laugh and then ebay...

    Thanks for the holiday perspective on this! We need to get a grip!

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  6. LOL!! That's scarily realistic! Absolutely wonderfully Christmas.

    We don't have Zhu Zhu pets over here, I'm feeling very grateful...the horse looks worried however!

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  7. Wait, I've got Zhu Zhu Pets Deluxe Playset on my list, too. The race is on!

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  8. LOL! He does look like a shopper with a mission!!

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  9. Larry;

    Thank you very much! I will check out your Monkey Man's Sunday.
    Thinking of you today and wishing you well!

    Thom;

    That is the majic for sure. Good thing that we all do see the picture a little differently,if we didn't I'd be a bit worried that imagination was gone for good! Just look at your blog, a perfect example of imagination! Have a good week Thom!

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  10. Mom;

    A Chia Obama, had not heard or seen one of those. That would do very well on E-Bay! I did almost buy a Zhu Zhu early on but I didn't have anyone to give it too!
    Darn, I coululd have E-Bayed it!!!
    Have a great week!

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  11. too funny...interesting photo-he seems to symbolize the frenzy of christmas sometimes...

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  12. LIn;
    He does, he has that wild look of Freesy in his eyes!
    Have a good day!

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  13. That's funny! I can see him now, striding into the store.

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  14. Thanks Granny Sue;
    The frenzy of the holidays season, I think!
    Thanks for stopping by .

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  15. That's one way to get through the crowds of holiday shoppers!

    And it's the first time I've realized how panicked the horse looked. I get that same expression of someone suggests I shop on Black Friday. :)

    You're good at this! I look forward to next week.

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  16. Hope;

    Awe thank you for your encouragment! I really enjoy doing it. Who knew! I used to write a long time ago(very long time ago!)
    But my mind seems to be full of mush most days! So this is good for me to stretch it once in a while! Cause of you, my friend!

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  17. Thanks Bill, my rider is really a frenzied shopper! I've seen a lot of them lately so I know the look! Have a good week Bill and thanks for your comment.

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  18. Your story made me laugh out loud. To tell the truth, I don't know why I laughed. I think this fella just ran over me outside Costco.

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  19. quilly;

    This fella gets around. I think I saw him at the mall yesterday, parking his horse in a parking space that I wanted!
    This is fun and I get to meet such wonderful new bloggers!
    Thanks quilly!

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  20. Terrific story, Peg! Am I the only person in the world who doesn't know what a Zhu Zhu pet is?

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  21. Kay;

    I'm sure not, but over here on the mainland it was very hot! It's a motorized hampster, not sure why it was a coveted toy but it was. Can't find any right now! Not quite as big as the Gabage patch doll was!
    I think it's too old a toy for KC, that's why you don't know about it yet. There was also a warning about it's parts being bad and coming from China. Then it was proved untrue!Now why do I know so much about this toy?
    Thanks for stopping by pal! :)

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  22. I do like checking out your little stories! Goodness, stay out of the way of this fella! He is a man on a mission!

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  23. P.S. And I do enjoy the little snowflakes!

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  24. Cheryl

    Thank you, how sweet of you.
    I have become addicted it seems. Fiirst I was only going to do one, (in my mind) andach week I keep doing one! I've seen this fella aiting at the checkout.
    PS The snowflakes fall lik their a little tipsy but I loike them!
    Have a great weekend Cheryl!

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