Tempting My Daughter

Posted on August 29, 2011 4:25 pm under Microfiction
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“The shortest distance between two points is a straight line” GrandmaG said sagaciously.   “So why are you insisting on a right-angled route?” (140)



Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was sagacious.

7 Responses to “Tempting My Daughter”

  1. Pat Says:

    Haha! I guess ocean-side structures get in the way sometimes of a straight line route. You can’t always go as the crow flies. Unique story.

  2. Kay Davies Says:

    Good one!
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

  3. Jim Says:

    Straight is shortest but angles are often faster.
    Very original, GeeMa. I’m smiling. :)

  4. Susan Says:

    You shouldn’t argue with grandma-LOL! Good one.

  5. SparkleFarkle Says:

    Yep, if it weren’t for the bends in the road, life wouldn’t be as interesting. LOL!

  6. Lisa Ricard Claro Says:

    The luggage looks heavy…maybe she’s just listing! :)

  7. Sonia Lal Says:

    She wants to see the sights!