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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #164 – Crisp Looks To The New Year

My aged companion, Crisp, was staring into the light of day. She did a lot of that lately. “What are you doing?” I asked. “I’m looking into the future. It’s a bit hazy but if I squint I can make … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #163 – Christmas with Crisp

“Is that the best you could do?” asked Crisp as I sat back pleased with my efforts. I could tell right from the outset that this Christmas was going to be challenging. “I think it’s perfect,” I replied. “Huh, when … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #159 – The Long and Difficult Path.

It has been getting worse. My aged companion Crisp is not herself these days. It seems like a long straight path we are going on from which there is no reprieve, no designated rest stops and so we keep going … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #137 – Crisp’s Thoughts on Burial.

We found a welcoming seat in the middle of the cemetery and were happy to rest upon it. Crisp, my aged companion had dragged me out to the burial ground as she had a fascination for such places. “I don’t … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #135 Crisp Spies the Aliens.

“Are they aliens?” asked Crisp as we wandered down the lane. “No just two young people out on a ride,” I answered not wanting to agitate her. Since Crisp, my aged companion, had begun to lose her mind the subject … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #132 – Crisp and the Grassy Knoll

Crisp, my aged companion startled me when she made the claim it reminded her of the grassy knoll. “I was there you know,” she said, “I saw who did it but no one believed me. I was very young at … Continue reading

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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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