January 14, 2011
By svobo3 BRONZE, Arlington Heights, Illinois
svobo3 BRONZE, Arlington Heights, Illinois
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“But Dad!! Let’s go somewhere warm! I want to swim!” Joey protested as he unwillingly packed the car to head to Wisconsin for winter break.
Shortly after arriving, Joey is bored. His dad suggests skiing; Joey complains about his skis.
“Snowmobiling? “
“No gas.”
“Ice fishing?”
“Ice skating?”
“Hate it.”
“Aha! You’ve never been!”
“Fine I’ll try.” Skates laced up, he wobbles to the lake. As he steps on to the ice, he hears a slight crack. “Dad!! It’s cracking!”
“Oh don’t be a baby! That’s just the sound of steel against ice!” Trusting his dad, he continued.
Turns out, Joey got to go swimming after all.

The author's comments:
It is intended to be short, under 110 words.

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