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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #130 – Windy Day

It was a particularly windy day. My aged companion, Crisp, was having trouble keeping her hat on. Added to that her skirt kept blowing up so she was having a devil of a time holding one on and keeping one … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #128 – The Uphill Steps.

It had been a confronting journey. Beginning in the early morning, the trip to the doctor’s office, the silence in the car, the hesitation when arriving, the touch of hands, the reassurance, the feeling of support and knowing how good … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #121 – Crisp’s Funeral Arrangements.

Crisp, my aged companion, had been quite pensive of late. She said, “I’d like lots of colour at my funeral. I want to be remembered for the character I am. Don’t you think that’s a good idea?” We agreed her … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #119 – Uncle Henry’s Fences.

My aged companion Crisp was looking at the lake and the disappearing fence line. “One dry year my Uncle Henry decided to fence his paddocks in an attempt to make greater use of his land. He was what my father … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #118 – In Search of Fairies.

 Alluring. That was the word that came to mind. Out on a walk on a Sunday afternoon, I led her by the hand, as she tended to wander if I didn’t. “Let’s go down here,” I suggested. My aged companion, … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #110 – Crisp and Christmas

Crisp my aged companion and I were out walking and looking up she saw the elf. “Well there’s someone with a axe to grind,” she remarked. “How so?” I asked. “They’ve crucified the elf.” Crisp had made it clear she … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #109 – the Beach.

When I rounded the beachhead I wasn’t sure what I was seeing. I had longed to see and feel the beach. Not those European ones with pebbles but one with sand and rolling waves. But this beach was in one … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #108 – The Dog Down the Lane.

I was reminded of the dog down the lane. I could never say we were on good terms. He gave me the courtesy of acknowledging me by not barking when I went by and the few times we came face … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #106 – The Earth Moved.

“So good to know there is light at the end of the tunnel,” said Crisp my aged companion. Were had made it along the tunnel to the place where large concrete bollards had been placed to prevent vehicles from either … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #104 – Crisp in the High Street.

We were browsing in the High Street when Crisp, my aged companion and I stopped in front of the shop window. “That’s just how I feel some days,” she said, “wrung out, stripped down to bare bones.” “Oh,” I said, … Continue reading

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