Monday, April 22, 2013

A to Z Challenge 2013 - S is for Soothing

We're on the last full week. I love the posts I've been reading this year.
We can do it! We will survive the 2013 A to Z Challenge!

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

S IS FOR SOOTHING

Danielle dropped her iPhone on the couch beside her. She kicked at the air with both feet before flopping back. "Erik ditched me tonight. I can't believe he cancelled."

Did he give a reason? Fenn inquired.

"Just that he was tired." Danielle scoffed and leaned sideways letting gravity take her over onto the pillow so she could bury her face in it. The noise from the television was muffled and the faint scent of Lavender Febreze tickled her nose. It wasn't the least bit soothing.

At least he didn't say he had a headache.

Startling a bit, Danielle raised her head and stared at the little dog. "Did you just make a joke?"

No. Clearly I did not. Fenn said in a monotone. You're not laughing.

"I know that I'm truly pathetic when you make a joke to try to cheer me up." She groaned and smashed her face against the pillow again.

22 comments:

  1. I thought the joke was funny. :)
    ~Summer

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  2. Aw, poor Danielle. I think it's so sweet how Fenn tried to cheer her up, though! (A for Effort, Fenn!)

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  3. Oh no, this doesn't sound good :( But thanks for another story!

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  4. Fenn -does- have a heart, it seems.. :)

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  5. "Did you just make a joke?" <--- Love that.

    And I thought the joke was funny.

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  6. I thought it was funny, too. :)

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  7. I just can't help being curious about Fenn. I mean, does Danielle set him out somewhere when she's home? Carry him around in a pocket? What happens if he gets knocked under the couch? And how did he end up in there anyway?

    ~MPL
    http://pepperwords.com

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  8. This doesn't sound too good.

    www.modernworld4.blogspot.com

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  9. I laughed at his joke. She's taking life too seriously. :-)

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  10. Poor Danielle. I loved Fenn's attempt at a joke LOL.

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  11. Bad luck! Fenn must practice jokes harder, haha.

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  12. Thank you all! I like that Fenn tried to make a joke. He made me giggle too.

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  13. I laughed! :) Wish I had a dog like Fenn. (;

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  14. Hehe! Fenn made a joke. *grins*

    I'm loving this story and can't wait to read the entire thing.

    I'm glad to hear Brandon had a great birthday!

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  15. Greetings,

    Fenn and my amazing self might do a collaboration.

    The Z to A is nice and relaxed. I will be glad when it's over and normal service is resumed :)

    Pawsitive wishes,

    Penny the Jack Russell dog and modest internet superstar!

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