Friday, April 19, 2013

A to Z Challenge 2013 - Q is for Quintessential

I'm posting snippets from a story for this year's Challenge.
If you'd like to read the whole tale, please start with A.

Q IS FOR QUINTESSENTIAL

"Thank you, thank you, thank you!" Libby hugged Danielle around the waist, bouncing with each word.

"Uh, you're welcome?" Danielle smiled, unsure of what this was about, but glad to see the girl so happy.

"Thank you for talking to my dad. This weekend was perfect. He didn't get all grumpy with too much to do. We played games and cleaned up the garden together. We're going to buy some flowers next weekend and plant them. It's going to be awesome!"

Or he could just be happy after all the canoodling the two of you did on Friday night. Fenn huffed. 

Danielle burst out laughing and put a hand over her mouth as if she could contain it. Seeing Libby gazing at her with raised brows, she shook her head. "Sorry, just thinking funny, uh, gardening stories. That's wonderful. It sounds like a lot of fun."

"Yup! Gotta go!" Libby waved, the quintessential happy little girl in pigtails skipping down the hall.

20 comments:

  1. Aw, love seeing Libby so giddy! :)

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  2. Fenn is -not- amused, it seems :)

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  3. Ah, yes, canoodling on Friday night. I remember it well.

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  4. Quintessential is a great Q word. Quotidian is another.

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  5. Canoodling *snort* I love that word! Such a funny scene :)

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  6. Aw, I can just picture her and her pigtails. Cute!

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  7. Very cute snippet! Fenn really is such a fussbudget LOL.

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  8. Making the girl happy must be a good reward for Danielle, aside from Friday fun of course.

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  9. Cute scene but I sense the shadows are lurking... :)

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  10. They're always the happiest before the storm. BWUHAHAHA!!! Thanks for stopping by today, folks. Have a great weekend!

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  11. Aww, I love that things are going well for them (:

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  12. Those secret conversations and mental pictures will get you in trouble every time. ;)

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  13. Do we get to hear these funny gardening stories? :) lol Have a great weekend, Christine.

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  14. your story is moving right along!

    and yay for your story! i know how you feel needing a boost. i think i will take a break from a to z next year.

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