Family Myths and Legends

teds-car-in-the-woods

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz

Grandpa always had the best tall tales about his youth.  With his perfect sense of timing they were knee-slapping, side-splitting hilarious in a way that most professional comedians would envy.  That one about how he got his limp, man, the joy ride from Hell!  His eyes always lit up on that one.

After the funeral I took a hike in those woods that featured in so many of his stories.  I could imagine them as if I was there.

And then I saw it.

The Car.

Right where he said it would be.

I laughed so hard the tears flowed.

***

Word count = 100

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  This week’s prompt is here and uses a photo ©Ted Strutz.  Read more or join in by following the InLinkz “linky“.

54 thoughts on “Family Myths and Legends

    1. trentpmcd Post author

      I always wanted to see that movie, but I missed it first run and never made it back. One of my nieces still has that at the top of her list of all time favorite movies. But, yeah, Grandpa in this tale is like that.

      Liked by 1 person

      Reply

Express Yourself

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s