The Battle for Supremacy

Photo (c) Sarah Potter

The Battle for Supremacy

Words 99


“Wow! What a swanky home.”


“You don’t seem too pleased?”

“It’s okay.”

“You have your eyes set on a palace or what?”

“If I could, I would go back to our old ramshackle haunted house.”

“Haunted! Weren’t you scared?”

“Terrified. But that was the only house we could afford.”

“Yet you would go back?”

“It was the best of times. We were together.”

“You still are!”

“Doesn’t feel like it. Back then we were a team. We ganged up to fight our common enemy – ghosts, poverty, whatever.”

“And now?”

“We have graduated to individual sports – the ego games.


Written for the Friday Fictioneers – a story in 100 words or less. Thanks to Rochelle for hosting this challenge and Sarah Potter for the photo prompt. To read the other stories inspired by this prompt click here.

Thanks for reading – have a great week 🙂


The Sneaky One

This week I am again off on my favorite hobby – stalking trees 😀 Just as a recap and in case you are not a regular visitor to this blog, just a couple of weeks ago, amaltas were in full bloom (CFFC: Golden Garden).p4

This particular showstopper opted for an all gold look. And just as quickly, she was back to her sedate greenery in about two weeks time.

20170529_181941But when I ventured for a closer look this weekend, look what I found nestling within the folds of her pleats leaves.

FrontGolden danglers!



tough times –

he lives off her



Linked to Becca’s Sunday Trees 291

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