A (Precisely) 100 Word Story
It’s time to meet my online sweetheart. She wants to give me directions – like a treasure hunt.
I get a text.
“Turn left at the end of your street.
Destination 500m on right.”
She’s half a kilometre away, on the next street! I send a text from the car. “On my way now!” Her response comes quickly. “Keep going till the roundabout. See you tomorrow.”
She misunderstood. I’m leaving right now!
I turn left and drive straight for 500m, until I reach the roundabout…
Early next morning, 500 miles later, there it is! Next to the roundabout on Highway One.
A Little Background
A few years ago I left home and moved halfway across the country, over 1000 kilometres away. I lived just off the highway, which meant that I was only one right turn away from home. It’s all a matter of perspective…