Winding Up #carrotranch #loganandmorgandoamerica

‘You’re not going out, Logan!’

‘Why not? Just a light breeze.’

‘It’s a hurricane. Did you see that trash can fly by?’

‘A tr… oh the rubbish bin. Rather flimsy.’

‘You think British bins are better?’

‘No, it’s just they make such a fuss…’

‘The US gets stronger winds than we do.’

‘Of course. They supersize everything. They call that a lake, but it’s the size of Wales.’

‘It destroyed those sunflowers.’

‘My point exactly. When Sevenoaks was devastated by the 1987 hurricanes, the citizens just changed the town name to Oneoak.’

‘They were lovely sunflowers, though.’

‘I know.’

Another chapter in the Great US adventure fir Logan and Morgan, still staying near the Great Lakes. This week’s prompt from the #carrotranch is

September 3, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about high winds. It can be on land, sea or in outer space. Who is facing the wind or protected from it? 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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3 Responses to Winding Up #carrotranch #loganandmorgandoamerica

  1. Hahahaha. Our trash cans are flimsy and don’t get caught in a storm on that ‘lake.”. Good one Geoff.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Charli Mills says:

    Sunflower destructive winds and rubbish on the loose. Welcome to the Great Lakes!

    Like

  3. Jennie says:

    I loved this, Geoff!

    Liked by 1 person

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