Our New Year’s Holiday

Ah… holiday sweet holiday, I think taking out my ‘Guide to an Epic New Year’s Holiday.’

“You’ve got to see this,” I hear Promila call out from the balcony; “There’s a couple having quite a fight down there.”

“Come on, it’s New Year’s. You should seriously consider a resolution of not poking your nose in other people’s lives and for goodness sake stop leaning out like that; it’s an accident waiting to happen.”

Too Late.

I hear a shriek, splash and rush out to see a heavily drenched (and stunned) couple along with an equally confused Promila.

I guess we can cross-off a Pool Party from my New Year’s list.


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The photo prompt has been given by C. E. Ayr at the Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The word prompt (Epic) has been given by GirlieOnTheEdge hosted by Denise Farley.

20 responses to “Our New Year’s Holiday”

  1. That is one way to make a splash on New Year’s Eve even if you are the unexpected guest!

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    1. I’ll be sure to tell my friend that. (though am not sure if she’ll understand the pun there)

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  2. Well, I guess she kind of deserved it! 🙂

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    1. Maybe 🙂 Though it doesn’t seem to have had an effect on her snooping around.

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  3. At least she stopped the fight

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  4. Nice double prompt story.
    (Don’t tell anyone, but I have never in my entire life done that, horseplay-fall-and/or-pull-another-into-a-swimming-pool. Damn! I’m probably wise to let that one go.)
    Fun Six

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    1. To be honest even I haven’t

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  5. She had it coming. Epic story. Good use of the cue.

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  6. ..best laid “resolutions” of mice and men… lol
    I daresay one of those two had a self fulfilling prophesy 😀

    Happy New Year, Bernadette!

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    1. Thank you 😀 A belated Happy New Year to you too!

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  7. Oh, ouch. I’m glad she fell into the pool and not concrete.

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    1. Me too. I just hope I’m never in a situation to explain how she fell.

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  8. Lucky she didn’t land on the floor, new years japes could end up very badly

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  9. Wow!! Now that’s epic!

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  10. It certainly was quite the start to the year!

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    1. It was indeed. Thanks for reading.

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