Staying Fit #carrotranch #loganandmorgan

‘What are you doing, Morgan?’

‘Hang on… There.’

‘The duck mask does what exactly?’

‘It’s my upgraded internet security.’

‘You’ve lost me.’

‘Barty warned me. He was watching this video…’


‘About staying fit…’

‘Working up a sweat?’

‘Exactly. Anyway, they filmed him through his thingy.’


‘They said they’d show his friends…’

‘That he was watching an exercise video?’

‘Imagine if the lads knew.’

‘Quite. Barty in Lycra… horrid.’

‘I’m shielding my face. No one’s stealing my personality.’

‘I’m sure the online world is breathing more easily.’

‘More than I am. Can you help me take this off?’

This was written in response to this week’s #carrotranch prompt

April 9, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that declares, shield your face. It can be a knight of old, a doctor, or a senior citizen. What is the circumstance? Who makes the declaration? Go where the prompt leads!

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published three anthologies of short stories and a memoir of my mother. More will appear soon. I will try and continue to blog regularly at about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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17 Responses to Staying Fit #carrotranch #loganandmorgan

  1. Awhile ago, I saw a mask for sale on Amazon that purportedly enhanced one’s experience working out. I thought it looked like Batman’s enemy, Bane.

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  2. Erika says:

    Haha… lol!

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  3. Another extraordinarily clever piece of humorous writing, Geoff.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Oh welcome back Logan and Morgan! 🙂

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  5. Charli Mills says:

    More uses for masks than intende, but hey, this is a time of human innovation.

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