Friday, February 14, 2014

Wednesday Words: Carol, Brad, and Skippy

Tamarindo Zip Line Canopy Tours for the whole family
Source: Villascostarica.com
This was a stupid idea.  Carol knew it then and now, especially in a horrible, frost-fear-filled moment.

Her normally brilliant husband Brad insisted that Carol try the zip line, that it was totally safe.  After all, his best friend Skippy worked for the hotel activities director and was an experienced zipper.

One…two…and go!  Skip gave a firm push and off she went.

It had been a mistake.  Carol’s life flashed before her eyes as the line broke and she fell.


Carol wondered if there were telegram services from the luxury hotel as the ground loomed closer.  I told you so! her parents would say when they read it.  They had never really liked Brad.

Extra note:
The bold underlined words are from Delores at Under the Porch Light, who somehow grabs words from the air and challenges participants to see what can be written with them.  Thank you, Delores, for opportunities to have fun with your interesting words!

Please click of the stream photo on the right sidebar to access other participants in this weekly Wednesday Words.

21 comments:

  1. Poor Carol (and poor Brad...in-laws that don't like you cannot be fun). ;)
    I'm here to wish you Happy Valentine's Day. :)

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    1. Thank you very much, Rosey! And to you as well.

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  2. Ooooooooh.......I sense a police investigation coming up.

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  3. On Valentine's Day?! I guess it's good to get a break from all the hearts and sweetness. Seriously though, I love your creativity with the words that Delores assign. Have a Happy day!

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    1. Carol and Brad--were they truly in love? Was there a conspiracy?

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  4. Did he takes out a big life insurance policy a few days before?

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  5. Hmmmm...something's a bit fishy here. Did brad compromise the line...?

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    1. Hmmmm...will we ever know? And, what about Skippy?

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  6. Poor Carol. And Brad. And Skippy. This morning I have decided that it was her parents (determined to be right) who 'arranged' this mishap.
    Another brillliant take on the words that Delores selects to torture us. Thank you.

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  7. So Carol is dead and Brad inherited all her money. Her parents were rich and right after all. And to think it all happened on Valentine's Day.

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  8. Love how you incorporate those words. I've had my fair share of broken zippers....ahem...

    A good weekend to you, Susan.

    Gary :)

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  9. Oh no! Poor Carol. I hope she haunts Brad for the rest of his days. Even if she survives, she should haunt him.

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  10. Hi Susan, I agree, after a long time using the computer, using pen and paper is always freeing. Husband's meeting with surgeon has been changed yet again - now the 24th March. We can only hope that the postponement is because they have managed to remove all the cancer.

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  11. yes i am sensing too that this may have been no accident--great writing!

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  12. Makes me want to go zip-lining. Not!

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  13. It really is exhilarating seeing the world from an eagles perspective.

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  14. What a horrid way to die. And no telegram service?

    Blessings and Bear hugs!

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Go ahead...it won' t hurt...I'd love to hear what you think!