The original Words for Wednesday was begun by Delores and eventually taken over by a moveable feast of participants when Delores had computer troubles.
The aim of the words is to encourage us to write, a story, a poem, whatever comes to mind.
If you are posting an entry on your own blog, please let us know so we can come along and read it.
This month the words are supplied by Cindi and can be found here.
This week's words are:
here is my very short story:
In a combined celebration of Christmas and New Year, the all girls dinner was going well.
Christmas gifts had been discussed, Jackie, a budding writer, had been overjoyed with a vintage typewriter, while Samantha had received a much wanted DVD set of Elvis Presley movies to add to her already impressively sized collection of all things Elvis.
Alice told us of her Uncle Edmund who had surprised his wife on their Golden anniversary with a trip to France. After a lifetime of white hot summer Christmases, he wanted to experience a snow white Christmas.
My niece, Emma, newly eighteen and looking forward to her first glass of champagne, shyly told us of her new boyfriend, Daniel, who had brought her a sweet little teddy bear and a bunch of flowers.
Judy told us all about her husband's crazy wish to be buried in a sarcophagus like the Egyptian Pharoahs had been.
"A thousand years from now," she said, "people will dig him up and wonder what kind of Pharoah gets buried in a plain sarcophagus with no pyramid and no riches. He wants to stymie all the archaeologists of the future."
Talk of the future brought up the subject of the New Year's resolution and who was making one.
I quickly said I never made any, just hoped to get through the next year without too much stress.
Schouten Island, Tasmania Australia
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