In The Land Of Guns And Nachos #carrotranch #morganandloganinamerica

Continuing Morgan and Logan’s journey as they cross the USA…

‘We’re as different as chalk and cheese.’

‘Wensleydale.’

‘Sorry?’

‘Wensleydale is a cheese that’s like chalk.’

‘But…’

‘Morgan, you need to improve your analogies. Avoid cliches. What are you trying to say?’

‘But Wensleydale…’

‘Drop the sodding cheese, Morgan. You’re trying to say we’re different, yes? Let’s start by how you see me.’

‘With my eyes, Logan?’

‘Morgan….’

‘Sorry. Smart, clever, sometimes cruel…’

‘I’d accept harsh but fair. You mean I’m educated. You?’

‘Me? Straightforward…’

‘Two-dimensional? What you see is what you get?’

‘I suppose.’

‘What about… as different as Einstein and an ironing-board…?’

‘I prefer cheese…’

This was written as part of this week’s #carrotranch prompt

May 28, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using two words that contradict. Examples include champagne and hard-rock; rosemary and sewage; duck down and firecrackers; sleep and square-dancing. Use one of these or make up your own. 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 geofflepard.com 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 In The Land Of Guns And Nachos #carrotranch #morganandloganinamerica

  1. Made me smile again. Wensleydale and Einstein go perfectly together.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ritu says:

    They hit the nail on the head!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. willowdot21 says:

    Just a pair of old codgers ! 🌹

    Liked by 1 person

  4. LOL, what a great response to this week’s challenge 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Erika says:

    What a conversation 😄That is something only you can create!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Charli Mills says:

    I like chalk and cheese, not having experienced Wensleydale.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Pam Lazos says:

    Laughing out loud, esp. as I adore alliteration.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. JT Twissel says:

    A chalky cheese … yikes!

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