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Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Prompt - March 26, 2020 - Write a story in which a character takes charge. Who is this character, and what situation calls for their action?
The community came together as it always did when one of their own needed help. Someone organized a social. Food and music were donated. Items contributed for auction were sold, only to be re-donated and sold again. The potluck lunch served at midnight refuelled the musicians. Schottisches, polkas, waltzes, and two steps kept the crowd going until the wee hours of the morning. Finally, as the sun started to rise, the familiar smooth strains of Irene Goodnight took charge. Glide, step, glide, turn, glide, step, glide, turn. The old fashioned home waltz announced the end to the evening.
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3/28/2020 07:24:58 pm
You had me at "Irene Goodnight." I love Lead Belly.
3/29/2020 09:02:25 am
Hahahaha, yes, Lead Belly and many more after.
3/30/2020 12:09:15 am
Turtle Rock Park was were our socials took place and the band consisted of the sheriff, the kindergarten teacher and the snowplow driver.
3/30/2020 07:39:28 am
The one with the most memories to place in the old #WatchLake schoolhouse. A local family were the standing musicians. Three fast dances and a slow one, three fast dances and a slow one...
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