The Rusty Truck

“Hay Dad!!”, came from the back seat, “Let’s go back and look at that big red truck, it’s neat!”

And so began a short adventure. Half a mile down the road I finally found a driveway to turn around in. I hadn’t really noticed the truck that Jimmy was talking about, but I trusted his observations.

3-5-daisy_may2-cp-1320When we got back to ‘the truck’ I saw why he was interested, kinda old, originally painted red. With the new flag, and the rust and broken door handle it had “Character”.

“Dad, is that the truck we saw in the 4th of July Parade?”

“Don’t think so, we’re a long way from home, but I bet it was in a parade near here,” I replied. “It looks old, but I bet it runs like a top.”

What is FFfAW Read more here? A prompt photo will be provided each Tuesday to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try and stay within this limit.

When I volunteered my photo I had not even thought of a story to go with it, This was a bit of work. See more of my photos.

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About Mike

I'm an avid bicyclist, that also enjoys Kayaking, Nature Photography, Cross Country Skiing and Geocaching. There's nothing more boring than sitting indoors in "good" weather.
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2 Responses to The Rusty Truck

  1. Cute story Mike! It does look like it was just in a parade. Good thing the boy spotted it!

  2. Indeed – it has a lot of character.

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