How does he come up with those great little stories? I suspect there is something extraordinary leaking out of his past, present, and future. This is EagleAye’s short story, inspired by my crazy “Tennis Ball Tree”. Enjoy.

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Written for VisualFling’s image prompt. Story begins after the photo.

Genre: Science Fiction/Humor

Jeff Appleseed

“Rick? Have you seen this?” Chloe stared out the kitchen window.

“Holy…That tree has balls!”

Chloe glared at him. “Rick, there wasn’t even a tree out there yesterday.”

“Big balls.”

“Yeah. At least the tree does,” she commented dryly.

“Let’s check it out,” said Rick, immune to her jabs as usual. He led the way out the back door. Incredulous, the two stared at the impossibly fast-growing tree. They walked around it, wondering at the odd fruit.

Then Chloe froze in place. Barely moving her lips she said, “Rick. That branch is moving.”

“Yeah. Trees do that in the breeze.”

“There’s no breeze.”

“I see it,” said Rick, and then he also froze in place. The moving branch reached out and grabbed another branch, then hung there a moment. It swung it’s…legs….a few times then…

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3 thoughts on “Jeff Appleseed

  1. I would love a new sewing praorgm with a contemporary feel . Not necessarily contemporary project all the time, but just a different fun feel to it. A mystery quilt could be done or a BOM or something fun like that and a different tip could be given each week or time. New products on the market could be showcased, also. New fabrics could also be shown and different pattern and fabric designers could be guests. It just needs to be more of a fun show to get people excited and wanting to tune in.

    1. It would be cool if each week members of the audience were asked to contribute to a group quilt, kind of like that game where one person starts a story and another has to pick it up where it left off.

  2. Hi I am still new at this. I primarily only blog Politics so you may or may not be real ieternsted.But, I have a favor to ask of you on how some of the items work.I just got the Share button installed I’m not sure if the Like shows up after it, forgot to look.How do I get followers?I have RSS FEED on my Favorites bar but have no idea how to add it here.If you could help me with those that would be great, little at a time.I read your article on your sister. That was very moving and you have my Sympathy. We never forget. I lost my sister at the age of 30. She went in for a hysterectomy (sp)? and only had to have a overy removed. But what happened a blog clot formed and went to the base of her brain and she died there in the hospital on the thrid day. It was from the interveinous. I am a senior now and I still miss her. We still coddle her only child which her husband and new wife took care of,she now lives in Georgia.my blog is: joanoblog.wordpress.comThank you in advance.

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