Crimson’s Creative Challenge – #166 – The Top of The Hill

We had to get to the top.

She instilled a sense of urgency about getting there.

There was a lot of huffing and puffing, the climb was exacting for two people at our advanced age but she was driven to get there.

She was like that when she became determined. There was no stopping her and logic was never a factor.

So on we went, struggling to put one foot in front of the other, heads down realising this was a much bigger effort than we imagined.

“What’s there?” I gasped.

“The other side,” she replied never missing a beat.

And suddenly there it was. The other side.

“Don’t you feel a sense of achievement?” she asked.

By this time I was sitting down, ever so grateful for the seat some kind soul had put there. There were no words between my gasps of exhaustion.

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10 Responses to Crimson’s Creative Challenge – #166 – The Top of The Hill

  1. Sadje says:

    A vivid telling of the tale Michael

  2. Lyn says:

    Perhaps it will be easier to roll down the hill on the way home 🤔

  3. Love it, Michael. I climbed that bank

  4. I could feel every step as I read your tale.
    I felt like you were describing me when I try to attempt a mountainous climb with my bad knees. The view had better be fabulous if I do make it up. ~~~ : – )
    Nicely done, Micheal. This was a very enjoyable read. Have a wonderful day … Isadora 😎

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