Tragedy and Treasure on Highway 7

There’s no bicycle for Johnny Smithson this Christmas. His mother, a casualty of the icy curve on Highway 7, launched over the guardrail with the family’s layaway treasures. Although tragic, a blessing for the McAvoys who live beneath the embankment. Christmas morning the twins shared Johhny’s bicycle, while mother roasted Mrs. Smithson for holiday dinner. The 55 Word Challenge is a contest to write a story in 55 words or less. The challenge runs every … Read more