Sunday, May 16, 2010

Microfiction Monday # 23 Bon Appetit!


Welcome to Microfiction Monday,
where a picture paints 140 characters.
Susan over at Stonyriver hosts Microfiction Monday

Here is this weeks picture and my story to go with it. Bon Appetit !



No you can't carry my preserves young man,
I won the Cooking with Julia contest a few years back
and I'm here to collect.
Rachel who?

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 character counter to help us count.
As Susan promises, it's fast, it's fiction, it's fun!

51 comments:

  1. Oh, what a hoot, Peggy! I love it! We do have fun don't we? Hope you have a great week, my friend!

    Sylvia

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  2. Thanks Sylvia;
    You, Bill and I seem to be the first ones ...I like the company that I keep!
    Enjoy your evening .

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  3. Now this was funny Peggy, I remember back a long time ago when Saturday Night Live did a Julia Skit, I still chuckle when I think of it.

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  4. i think I saw that skit too Bill.
    It's coming back to me slowly, just like most things.
    Have a great evening my friend.

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  5. Hear those bits of chuckling coming from the clouds? That's Julia laughing after having read your microfiction take!

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  6. Sparkle;

    I loved Julia's laugh, thank you!
    A little more sherry and it was even better!
    Have a great evening Sparkle!

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  7. anthonyworth;
    I'm glad you came by, always enjoy reading your stories and comments.

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  8. She does have that deer in the headlights look, huh? And having canned myself, you really DON'T want anyone touching those jars for a while. They might leave fingerprints. ;)

    Fun as always. Set mine up to post itself, so it should do so later tonight.

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  9. hope;

    This women is very serious about her jars.
    I tried canning myself too for a couple of years. It was fun but then it wasn't!
    I 'll be over later to read you.
    Have a good Monday and every day that follows Monday!

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  10. Very funny...got a big laugh from me!

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  11. Christopher;

    Thank you, glad it produced a smile From you...
    and so nice of you to come by
    this week.

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  12. You hit the culinary nail on the head with both Julia and Rachel. Very impressive!

    Have a great week. I always enjoy your comments on my MM. Thanks for stopping by!

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  13. OMG this is just too funny. I totally forgot about Rachel and so did she LOL Too funny and very very well done :)

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  14. Peggy...brilliant...you nailed it..
    Indeed, Rachel who?
    Mine is here
    Happy Monday!
    hugs
    shakira

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  15. lol. nice one. she has to come back and collect, after all these years. happy mfm...

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  16. Prizes aren't always as welcome as they sound.

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  17. Fun take on the picture, I like it. :)

    Mine's up.

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  18. Things do change faster than we can imagine, don't they.

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  19. Hilarious! It's amazing the picture you can paint with just 140 characters.

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  20. Pat;

    That is so true, I am always amazed at how much you can say with 140.
    Have a great week!

    First50

    The older I get the faster they seem to change! Ho hum.
    Hope you have a great week.

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  21. J cosmo;

    Hey thanks for taking the time to come by and leaving a comment.
    Thanks for comming by today.
    Welcome aboard, I have not met you yet. I think you'll find it pure fun!

    Akela;
    Hey thanks for taking the time to come by and leaving a comment.
    I love to write these little quips but I also love hearing from all of you guys each week.

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  22. "Rachel RAy, haven't you ever heard of her ma'am??? "

    LOL
    Great story!

    JM

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  23. Jillien;

    Guess our little lady is a little behind popular culture.
    Thanks Jill for coming by, I always enjoy reading your comments!

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  24. Michael;

    Thanks you so much for your great comment. I too look forward to reading what you have to say each week.
    Hope you have a good week.
    We just might get some sunshine here, even though I love the rain too.

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  25. jabblog;

    There is always the fine print, that's for sure.
    Have a good week my friend!

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  26. John;

    Particularly a cook that's a bit behind the times.
    Thanks John for your comment.

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  27. Kristine;

    I agree, she won, so what if she is 40 years too late.
    Have a happy MF too!

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  28. Thom;
    I think this lady is more then forgetful.
    Hope you have a very happy monday my friend.

    Shakira;;
    Love your comments each week.
    Always so supportive and full of love! thanks friend, Have a good week!

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  29. That's the beauty of canned food, if it's done correctly, it's never too late, right?

    Well done! I chuckled at Rachel who...

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  30. Mom

    It's never too late, is right.
    Good point! Have a Happy Day.

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  31. rachel who???

    lolz.. im rofl..

    loved ur take

    :)cheers

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  32. Julia fans often aren't Rachel fans, I think! Good one!

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  33. Janel;

    I think you're right on that one.
    Thanks for coming by and have a happy dry day. :)

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  34. Dr Chandana;

    My characters thoughts exactly.
    Thanks you for your comment and your happy cheer.
    Hope your week ahead is a good one

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  35. Very clever! I would be protective of all that hard work, too.

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  36. i'm obviously culturally impaired. everybody seems to know (or pretend to) who rachel and julia are and i have no idea (i know, consult google)
    even so, this is funny :)

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  37. Barbara;

    I would be protective too.
    Thanks Barbara for stopping by.

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  38. Juliana;

    I'm sorry, I only had 140, and I took out the last names.
    Julia Child, famous chef with her own cooking show from the past.( a movie recently called Julia and Julie was about her)
    and Rachel Ray, a famous chef on TV today , has her own show.
    Sorry Juliana!!!

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  39. A disappointed young man, by all accounts!

    (Curiously, the word verification is 'slymeni'.

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  40. oh my, "slymeni", now that's a word or is it. Sure brings forth an image. Thanks for coming by .
    Have a good week.

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  41. mine is up,
    sorry for being late!

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  42. peggy, no worries... i was just a little frustrated after a hectic day as there were quite a few entries featuring celebrities known to the rest of the world that i have never heard of in my neck of the woods

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  43. Thanks Mama;

    Poor women in my stroy is living in the 50's/60's
    Have a great week!

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  44. juliana;

    I've been there too, sometimes I read some stuuf that doesn't make sense to me either but does to others.
    Hope you have a good evening and see you next week.!

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  45. wow everytime I come here I get really Jealous because all of the commenters you have.I'm lucky if i get 49 all year. Thanks for stopping by and leaving your comment.yes I've been doimg a lot of kite flying

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  46. ROFL! Congratulations to her on the contest anyhow!

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