Yes, Magna Carta as in The Magna Carta from 13th century England. There is more than one copy from the 13th century still in existence, as copies were sent to all the corners of the kingdom to make sure everyone knew what was going on. This one was on display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in May 2014. No, I can’t read it.
The Friday Fictioneer Challenge: Write a 100-word story based on the photo.
On The Open Water
“Not the best weather,” the skipper said, casting off.
“It never is,” Rakel replied, tying her scarf. She chartered the boat for the whole day, was the only passenger. On the open water, the winds whipped away her words, blurred her memories. Everything sounded and looked the same, yet everything sounded and looked different. She decided the white-capped waves were like snowflakes: each one was unique.
They returned to port in the late afternoon. Rakel wondered if the winds would find her, returning her words and memories to her after she moved away, into the mountains. She hoped they would.
To read other Friday Fictioneer stories based on this photo, select the smiley blue frog.
What a welcoming sight, to come home to this door.
Thursday is for doors over at Norm 2.0.
Young Scissor-tailed Flycatchers on my fence. Adults seem to be always on the move and my photos of them are blurry. I’m happy these youngsters posed, even if only for a few moments.