Wednesday, 13 April 2011

K is for ... ???

The answer to yesterday's post was, JEALOUSY. Yeah, I admit, there was more to it than jealousy, and I'm sure it shined through :o) Today's is pretty easy, too.

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Richie was on his way to university listening to Ozzie Osbourn on his iPod when he saw an old lady with a walking stick, hesitating to cross the busy main street. Although there were many opportunities to cross, she seemed reluctant to make the first step. Richie stopped walking and leaned against a sign post to make sure she crossed okay. At least two minutes went by, and she was still standing there. So, Richie, in the next decent break between zooming traffic, stepped into the middle of the road and held out his hands like a traffic warden. The traffic stopped. Some guy yelled for him to "get off the fickin road,'" but he just ignored him and waved the old lady accross. The old lady, blushed and hobbled accross the road. As she passed Richie, she slipped him a $50 note and gave him a wink.

So, can you guess the emotion/feeling/state of mind (a noun) depicted in this piece that begins with the letter ‘K’? Please nip over to Nicole's blog to read her interpretation of our K-prompt word. Here’s the link!



 

27 comments:

  1. Oh goodie, I'm first, so I can't cheat off anyone. :P

    I'm going for kindness. It's the only word I can think of that begins with K.

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  2. I'm going to have to go with kindness as well...I'm not very good at coming up with K words!

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  3. Hmm. I'll go with kindness too. :)

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  4. Ooh, Jessica! This scenario crossed my mind, too. I've been wondering if we'll end up posting the same sort of entry, at least once during this challenge!

    ...since great minds DO think alike, and all... :D

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  5. +JMJ+

    Like everyone else, I'm going for kindness! =)

    The awfully large tip at the end threw me a bit because kindness "should be" it's own reward, but I suppose that was just a twist what would have otherwise been a conventional tale? ;-)

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  6. Kind-heartedness is what came to mind right off the bat.

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  7. Kindness is what popped into my mind
    karen

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  8. Both stories are tender.
    Kindness?

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  9. Very nice story! My guess is kindness.

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  10. is this the Kindness of strangers? ;p <3

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  11. Now, see, on Nicole's post, my thought was kindness - but for yours, my first thought was karma!! :D Love the angle y'all took for this challenge :) Nice!

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  12. Um.... krazy? Okay, okay, I know that's not a K word.

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  13. I'm going with ... kinky, because he was probably hoping to take her home.

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  14. I thought kindness through the whole story.

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  15. Nice to see kindness pay off. :)

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  16. Kindness for sure. This was a very sweet vignette. Richie's a great guy. :)

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  17. Going with kind. At first no K word would jump into my head, just the K sound, so I was going with a spelling twist "kompassionate" but finally kind arrived!

    Btw, just awarded you with a One Lovely Blog award on my page under Kudos. I included a link and (brief) description of your blog. Love it! You can pick it up here: http://writercize.blogspot.com/2011/04/kudos-writercize-27-to-z-11.html

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  18. Kindness and I wish it were a G because goodness and gratitude sound marvelous.

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