Thursday, May 27, 2010

Chickening Out ~~ A "Flash 55" Post




"Chicken again?" he said to his wife. "Almost every night, chicken! Fried... roasted... chicken salad sandwiches... chicken soup...! How about a nice steak, or some pork chops?"

"Excuse my interruption..." said his wife. "The economy's been picking up. Did you bother looking for a job today?"

"Uhhh, no..."

"So, you were saying...?"

"Pass the chicken."

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This is the third time I've tried a "Flash 55" story. Click on the link to find out more.

Thanks for your time.

14 comments:

  1. Hey Fox...wherefore art YOU from? Oh yes, that town in New England, I played that burg years ago with the Cincinnati Symphony--but I do not remember it, was too drunk at the time. In fact, they called it Boston back then--grin!

    Thanks for dropping by steveroni's blog ("55") today...toNIGHT!

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  2. @Steveroni: Massachusetts may be small, but it's not that small, as I love pointing out to my regulars! I've always lived about 50 miles away from Boston... and I don't speak like a Kennedy, either! ;-)

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. hahaha. chicken tonight indeed! what to do without those chickens! mine here

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  4. haha...yeah, pass the chicken...nice 55 silver fox!

    mine is up!

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  5. Yeah...Chicken.
    You could learn to like Spam.
    Excellent 55 My friend.
    I really liked your story.
    Thanks for playing, thanks for visiting, and have a Kick Ass Week-End...g

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  6. I don't know. Seems to me like he chickened out. :)

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  7. I'm with G-man...I'd take chicken over Spam any day! ;) I hear somebody I know makes delish chicken salad with cranberries and walnuts. yum.

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  8. I have been having these same moments with my out of work husband of late! Wonderful 55...

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  9. @Betsy: It's hard to "escape" cranberries when you live in Massachusetts!

    @everyone else: I'll be checking out your Flash 55s shortly, if I haven't seen them and commented already!

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  10. awesome 55.
    enjoyed it very much!

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  11. Me, too. Just not every day. Actually, truth be told, I had fried chicken for supper this evening! Life imitating art?

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