10/21/2010

Friday Flash 55: Reincarnation?



Of course, I believe in reincarnation. 

I remember it all like it was yesterday.  There I was, minding my own business like any proper pumpkin and doing my bit for the autumn color show, when along came that bratty Billy Bishop with a big honkin’ knife…

Don’t his parents know kids shouldn’t play with knives?


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This is my offering for Friday Flash 55, hosted by that charming rogue G-Man here 
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29 comments:

  1. ha. that is a big step up from a pumpkin...nice car!

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  2. Love the humor and LOVE the car!!!!!!

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  3. Awww! Poor pumpkin! This was so funny! That car is certainly unique!

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  4. It took me awhile to realize the car actually has three wheels!
    At least I think it does...
    Cool! :)

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  5. Very cute! Brings back memories of my days as Cinderella. At least I didn't wear a scary costume like that Monkey Man...

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  6. OMG This is so clever. Three wheels. WOOT!! Excellent 55. Have a great weekend. :)

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  7. Now that The Great Pumpkin..
    A lovely bit of whimsy from your pen tonight Patti....I Love It!
    Most Excellent 55 My Dear.
    Next week should be very interesting.
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End!

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  8. I love it! Looks like Billy had a blow torch and some extra steel.
    What is/was that? 1940 coupe modified? At first I thought Studebaker but the nose looks slightly upturned for that and I don't recognize those back fins. Where in the world did you find this picture? It's fantastic. Thanks for this lovely pumpkiny 55!

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  9. Nice one, and I bet it's an eco-friendly fuel system ;-)

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  10. Fantastic 55! What pumpkin wouldn't wanna come back as that!

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  11. Oh you wicked clever gal --- love the Halloween twist of a sense of humor, and the photo's .
    Witch-fully good 55er
    Joanny

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  12. Amazing car photo. where on earth???

    At first I thought it might be some crazy Citroen model - but then I saw three wheels and I thought "Aha!! Buckminster Fuller built a three wheeled car. Maybe ..." but then no, his car looked like a hanging water balloon.

    Excellent 55, by the way.

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  13. was billy part fairy godmother that he turned the pumpkin into such a nifty coach?

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  14. Nothing better than photos to help your 55 come to life. Nice job!

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  15. You're so much fun, Patti!

    Love you and your original blog posts!

    xo

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  16. Terrific. Can that car REALLY be a pumpkin? You are so talented. I know you didn't do the pumpkin ( or did you? ) but your writing is always wonderful.

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  17. Love that car! What pumpkin wouldn't want that in his/her future! so much better than being a pie, don't you think?

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  18. Great car. Second automotive themed 55 I've read today. Did I miss something?

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  19. That's some kind of upgrade. Makes me wonder what I'll come back as?!

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  20. Thanks for your visits, my friends. I'm pleased that you liked my little story of rein-CAR-nation.

    I e-mailed those who asked specifically, but if the rest of you are wondering, the car is a 1937 Airomobile. There's lots of cool pictures of it on the web. I thought it was just so cute.

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  21. What a cool theme this one is!

    My cousin had a car like that in the 1970s. Begged his Dad to get him a car when he was a teen. So his Dad got him a 1957 Chevy and painted it international orange! Everyone in town knew where he was going. ;)

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  22. Gives a new spin to a lemon...

    Great 55 Patti

    Love from the moon

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  23. Ha! Obviously, my pumpkin carving skills are nowhere near old Billy's! :)

    Great 55!
    -C

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  24. haha..this was superb, Patti... part autobiography of a pretty pumpkin!!! AWESOME! :))
    Bratty boy indeed... or should I say poor parenting?! :))

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  25. VOILA! Pumpkin turned into a chariot--and was there blood on the sidewalk?

    Really GOOD '55', Patti...

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  26. A twist on Cinderella! :-)

    Seriously cute, Patti. Thanks for the smile.

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