99 word prompt : Storm shutters
November 14, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using storm windows. It can be literal on a house, but also consider other portals, even spaceships or submarines. Can you make it into something new or build a story around something historical? Go where the prompt leads!
If you want to participate, here’s the link: CARROT RANCH
“Where’r you from Marcy?” Mary Jo asked.
“Well, Mary, I’m from Joisey,” she snickered.
“I see you tore down the 100 year old oaks, two foot thick pines…”
“They’ll make good firewood,” Marcy said. “And I don’t like raking leaves.”
“This is Florida. You might need a fireplace in January. You shoulda put your money into double pane storm windows and storm shutters.”
“My name is Mary Jo.”
“Well, where I come from, only hillbillies have two names.”
There was a cat 4 hurricane on approach. Some people had to learn the hard way, if they survived.