Apologies for no posts in the last two weeks. Vacation and depression do affect a person. Here’s the latest Fictioneers offering, albeit a couple days late due to birthday stuffs.
by Miles H. Rost
“So this is where it all started?” Marina asked her grandpa.
“Yep. This is where the famous Route 66 got it’s start,” Grandpa responded, with pride.
“Not that, silly! This is where you started your journey, wasn’t it?” the child said, smiling like she was sharing a secret.
“Ah, child. This was the start of my journey. I lived in that brown building back there, and one day I decided to move west. I packed up a ’55 Bel-Air, picked up your grandma in Des Moines, and we made our way to Oregon.”
“Then I came along and brought you back here!”
“Actually, that was your mom…”
Great conversation between the Grandfather and granddaughter! It’s always fun to have grandparents tell us their story.
Nice to see you back. I think the holidays were rough on a lot of us this past year. I speak for myself. At any rate I hope your outlook is better.
Cute story with enjoyable voices.
Nice story showing the passing of time and the passing on of family connections and history.
I loved reading your last line. It warmed my heart and made me smile. Great story.
I like conversations between grandparents and their grandchildren. There is such a disconnect between experiences, it’s usually funny. I think you captured it well. 🙂
Great story of passing on history! Glad you’re back. Feeling better?
Not really. Depression is a bugger…but, I will survive.
I love Simon and Garfunkel and Route 66 – the song and the TV show. Thanks for the memories.
A very heartwarming story with realistic dialogue and an ending that made me smile. I couldn’t ask for anything more! I love when writers link songs to their 100 word stories. I like to do that, too. I think it just adds another dimension to the story.