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Friday Fictioneers ~~ Dec 20, 2013

What time is it folks? It’s Friday Fictioneers time! I want to thank Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for doing such a wonderful job overseeing all of us. I also want to wish everyone in Friday Fictioneers a wonderful Merry Christmas! Of course I can’t leave out my faithful readers. I want to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and I hope Santa brings you something extra special this year.

I’ve been in Friday Fictioneers about a year now, maybe a tiny bit longer and I have learned so much from these super fantastic writers. It’s been a great time and I look forward to another year with you all!

Now if anyone wants to join us, please do! Just click on Rochelle’s name up yonder and go visit her blog and see the few rules we usually follow. If you just want some great reading, again click on Rochelle’s name, then scroll down till you meet a little blue critter, click on him and take your pick of wonderful stories to read, all based from the same photo. Have fun either way!


Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and an end. (No one will be ostracized for going a few words over the count.)


Make every word count.

Copyright- Jean L. Hays
Copyright- Jean L. Hays

Genre: Literary Fiction (100 words)

Linda looked upon the stained glass dolphin and smiled. Her mind took her back a year ago today.

He was 85, but that didn’t diminish his joy at finally realizing his dream of swimming with the dolphins. He couldn’t do it like he really wanted, just stood in the pool and petted the dolphin. But it was more than enough for him.

Smiling his big dimpled smile he gazed up at his daughter and mouthed, “Thank you!”

Two days later he died. Massive heart attack. He died a happy man. Linda smiled once more as tears flowed, she whispered, “You’re welcome Dad.”

19 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers ~~ Dec 20, 2013

    1. Well I would imagine he was giving to his family too much and as most parents do, pushed his wants and wishes to the back. Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Dear Jackie,

    This story made me smile. I, too, dream of swimming with dolphins some day. Not sure if I could be satisfied by petting one in a tank, thought. Nice gift Linda was able to give. Well done.

    Shalom and Merry Christmas,



    1. I actually got the idea from you Rochelle as I know you want to swim with the dolphins. So thank you for enjoying it. 🙂 Shalom and Merry Christmas to you also!


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