Friday, 20 December 2019

Shared Advent Storytelling 2019

Once again, Loren Eaton is hosting this event and links to all stories will be available on 21st January on her blog:  

https://isawlightningfall.blogspot.com/2019/12/advent-ghosts-2019-stories.html

The story has to be told in 100 words and here is my attempt:


On Christmas Eve morning, after my night shift, I collapsed on to the sofa, overwhelmed by the tasks to complete.  Tongue in cheek, I asked Alexa what preparations were needed..

My virtual assistant astounded me: 

“A list of the necessary tasks in order of priority has been sent to your phone.  Here is some energising music to help you.”

There was indeed a list and the uplifting music played while I beavered away.

My husband returned from work and praised my efforts.   I wanted to tell him how I had managed it but there was no message to be seen.

Happy holidays everyone and a all the best for a healthy and successful New Year.

8 comments:

  1. Happy holidays to you, too, and all the best for 2020!

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  2. I love this one, Linda! Such a sweet and wholesome twist on the theme.

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  3. Well done, Linda. I've alway thought there was something strange about Alexa.

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  4. Nice short, Linda! Happy Winter Solstice

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  5. Alexa, please post a good comment about this story.

    "I'm sorry, only you can post to these things. I'd be lying if I clicked the box that said I'm not a robot."

    True. Very well, then. Nice story! I never thought about using Alexa as a character....until now.

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