The Official Writing Challenge
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I really think I gained insight into the life of such a wonderful father and man.

I really liked the phrase, "stuck like pine rosin to dry skin."

You have a real gift for storytelling. Keep writing.
great writing very descriptive and with great clarity and warmth..... the top of the pack and a winner for me :-) I have not yet read the rest of the entries but this was a lovely one to start with.... think i am going to enjoy these
You have a gift for descriptive story telling. I liked the tone and flow of your writing. I enjoyed the story itself and the message it carries. Thanks for sharing.
I really enjoy this. I could picture it all and wished I was there. Good job!
This was a great read. The imagry was vibrant, but not over the top. I could relate to the difference in the father we know in youth, and the one we know as we approach the fact of our own mortality.
Great story. Makes me want to be a better father and show my girls how to live, by example. Good job.
This is a charming story mirth a good message. It reminded me a bit of Little House.

When you use Mommy and Pop as names (if you don't have a my or the in front of it) make sure you capitalize it.

Congratulations for placing 6th in level one. Check the message boards Thurs. evening or Fri to see the highest rankings. Good job, this was a competitive group.