Friday Fictioneers New Year’s Day

It’s Wednesday, but time to prepare my Friday Fictioneers entry for January 1st.
Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is our hostess and Na’ama Yehuda has provided our photoprompt.
‘That is a very important photograph, don’t you DARE delete it!’
George looked at his parents in amazement. They were smiling sappily. Sheesh!
Both remembered the day it was taken.
The camera snapped the shot as Sylvia slipped and Frank caught her.
Over coffee and an iced bun she forgot her embarrassment, and enjoyed his company and kindness. Three weeks later they were married!
George knew the story and saved the picture in the ‘Keep These’ file.

77 words

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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39 Responses to Friday Fictioneers New Year’s Day

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Very nice story πŸ’œπŸ’œ

  2. joyroses13 says:

    Pictures can hold such sweet memories!

  3. bearmkwa says:

    A beautiful story! Happy New Year!

  4. Dora says:

    George will understand one day! I just noticed on your post’s bio that you lost Maggie recently. I’m so sorry. I know you must miss her as much as I miss my pup. You gave her a happy life and that’s everything in this world. God bless, Di, and comfort you now and in the new year!

  5. neilmacdon says:

    One day we may even treasure our pictures of the lockdowns

  6. murisopsis says:

    Short but oh so sweet!

  7. pennygadd51 says:

    Sweet story! The ways people fall in love are endlessly fascinating.

  8. liz young says:

    I sometimes wonder how my photos will be viewed when I’m gone! Sweet story πŸ™‚ Happy New Year from another pensioner.

  9. granonine says:

    There’s that chemistry thing again! I’ve always thought that if there’s no “boing” within the first one or two meetings, one should probably just keep moving πŸ™‚

    • I insulted Hubby’s car the first night we met. It didn’t hold it against me though as it would still start first time if I had to drive it. We still don’t know when the slushy stuff started, it was just ‘there’ and I’m certainly not complaining. Happy New Year Linda.

  10. Sometimes the simplest pictures hold the deepest memories! A delight Di.

  11. James McEwan says:

    Wishing you a happy and wonderful New Year 2021.

  12. Dale says:

    What an awesome take, Di!
    Happy New Year to you and yours!

  13. Carol anne says:

    How romantic! I loved it di! xo

  14. rogershipp says:

    A picture being worth a 1000 words… never knew one causing a marriage? Enjoyed!!

  15. Mike says:

    Memories to cherish, we all need them.

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