Full Circle – Friday Fictioneers

Here is this week’s entry into the weekly challenge brought to us by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.

Here are the rules: Use the photo as inspiration, write a hundred(ish) words – and share! Here goes my offering for this week – and I welcome your comments again!

Copyright - John Nixon

Copyright – John Nixon

– Full Circle –

This would have been The Dress. They had put away a dollar here, a few cents there, hiding them in an envelope, marking off the days until Sylvia could waltz into the shop, money fattening her purse, excitement shining in her emerald eyes.

If only they hadn’t been burgled a few days before. Her wedding dress truly had been ‘something borrowed’. And indeed, they had loved and laughed throughout their long and lucky marriage.

“Gramps! Come on in, I want you to see me in this gorgeous, vintage dress. Isn’t it darling? Grandma would have loved it!”

Indeed, she would.


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33 thoughts on “Full Circle – Friday Fictioneers

  1. This was great, I love stories which circle around. I hope one day the grand-kid gets to buy the dress for his/her love!
    I liked “money fattening her purse”.

  2. Nice, that the dress came full circle – and the idea of picking up a vintage wedding gown seems clever. I love vintage clothes and I used to haunt all the “charity shops” in San Francisco – and in fact, my daughter is still wearing some of them…

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