and thanks to Joy for setting the 100 -150 challenge:
The group arrived at the summit and erected their flag in triumph.
‘We did it! What better backdrop than this!’ Samantha enthused.
Jerry sighed and collapsed against a rock. ‘It was worth the climb, but I’m exhausted.’
‘How high are we?’ asked Barb.
‘I have no idea, but the view……………. take my picture someone!’
An hour later, they heard movement behind them and turned to see a stranger coming over the edge practically on all fours.
‘Hi,’ he puffed. ‘Do you have a permit for that?’
Jerry looked confused.
‘You’re kidding, right?’
‘I’m sorry, new legislation. Too many people coming into the country illegally and trying to lay claim to land by sticking a flag in it. So all flags must be registered and have a permit. Just got a Tweet from the White House about it. I can show you if you like? ‘