Kick-Ass Kreators Create!

As you may, or may not, know, I set up an online accountability group on Facebook.

Have you joined? Click here!

The intention is to give a little motivation each day and have opportunities to share our ups and downs with each other.

A suggestion was made that we could do something like a collective creation within the group, and so Just One Line was born!

The first challenge went out on Friday, and here is the little story that came out of it!

An incessant tongue licking my cheek was what woke me from my slumber.

 I had already warned him a million times not to do that!

But dogs don’t always speak human, do they?

I guess I only had myself to blame for weakening and agreeing to look after my sister’s Saint Bernard’s.

I have to admit I was disappointed when they didn’t have that cute little liquor barrel around their necks.

But, to be honest, after the night I’d had, liquor was the last thing on my mind…

I had been up three times to see what the racket in the street was, and the dog had not even stirred!

But when the furious knocking on the back door started, at last, he was stirred to action.

As I padded down the stairs to investigate, the house suddenly became quiet; was I sleepwalking again?

What did I just step in on the stairs?

Was it my imagination, or was it a pool of blood?

A dark silhouette loomed at the front door.

I was rooted to the spot, what should I do, I hesitated my hand on the doorknob.

With the poker poised to strike, I twisted the knob, screwed my eyes tight and dropped the hand as hard as I could.

There on the floor lay my husband, looking stunned.

He wasn’t meant to be back till Tuesday.

At least he got a decent welcome from the dog, as I stood there, frozen in shock.

That’s when I poured my own liquor.

Darn flea-bitten mutt, I muttered under my breath, trying to control my anger.

From the floor, my husband produced a bottle, “To celebrate my early return, ” he muttered.

Well, that was fun!

If you want to be a part of it all, make sure you join, then you can add your own slants to the Just One Line story of the week!

37 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Invisibly Me
    Feb 07, 2019 @ 20:25:42

    Hehee I liked that twist! I’ve not joined, would it be okay for me to pop along to the FB group? πŸ™‚
    Caz xx

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  2. thereluctantpoet
    Feb 05, 2019 @ 03:08:00

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

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  3. johnrieber
    Feb 04, 2019 @ 21:11:18

    I will be on the lookout so I can participate!

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  4. ellenbest24
    Feb 04, 2019 @ 10:30:19

    A wonderful bit of fun and a super post toboot.

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  5. dearanonymousfriend
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 21:49:27

    that was so much fun! I loved participating and laughed with each new sentence. Thank you for this group and the encouragement.

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  6. Rarenwise
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 18:43:57

    I’d love an invite

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  7. Jacquie Biggar
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 18:24:13

    Oops! Enjoyed this, Ritu and I’ve been having fun lurking on the group page. πŸ™‚

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  8. Image Earth Travel
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 17:26:25

    Enjoyed the read Ritu!
    Although I love and cherish dogs, I can’t stand it when they lick me anywhere on my face. Not sure what it is, just don’t like it… πŸ˜‰

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  9. syl65
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 16:56:05

    Great idea and a great thread of lines!

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  10. robertawrites235681907
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 16:44:32

    Oh dear, that is an unfortunate incident, indeed.

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  11. OIKOSβ„’-Publishing
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 15:18:05

    Crazy start! Thank you! Michael

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  12. Erika Kind
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 14:09:53

    Oops… πŸ˜„

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  13. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 13:20:02

    Lovely idea Ritu and really like the way the story went πŸ™‚

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  14. You Can Always Start Now
    Feb 03, 2019 @ 12:33:04

    That was excellent. So sorry I missed it. Not as together on Friday as I thought I was going to be. The ending was great and just natural. Well done peeps!

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