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Flash Fiction #5

FF-5

Grandfather had found it in his young and foolish days he would say and with a year of hard work earned enough to lay claim to it for the price of the land.

This place started out as an abandoned outpost, on an old border.  Modern times had moved the border and the threats, leaving this place without a purpose.

Decades spent building and breathing new life into it had finally turned it into a home that had raised 2 generations of children so far.  Soon a third generation will be living and playing here…

Grandfather will be so happy.

 

 

Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a 100 word story.

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Flash Fiction #4

view-from-the-plane

 

She had dreamed about this trip for years. Saving her little bits of change in a jar and telling herself that one day there would be enough in it to fulfill her dream.

Today was the day! She was on the last leg of her journey and in just under an hour she would reach her destination. Stepping off the plane would be a little nerve wracking as she would meet the friend she had known for years, but had yet to see in person.

Would decades of writing back and forth translate as well in person? She hoped so…

 

Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a 100 word story.