Red – Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday

My second time joining Five Minute Friday, a link-up where dozens of “rabid, vociferous mommy bloggers” (aka PicMonkey addicts) write on the same topic and post their links together. Each Friday, a new word is posted, and the challenge is five minutes of writing – unedited, real and flowing. This week: Red

red coke

Go

Red is an icy cold Coke after walking for hours at a dusty Texas fair. With a side of Frito pie. Refresh and recharge.

Red is a pair of bright shoes I keep telling myself I could pull off. But I don’t have the guts.

Red is my baby’s first bloody nose, staining the sheets and causing panic to her momma. Just breathe and snuggle.

Red is a shiny Kitchenaid mixer on my counter, alluring and inspiring. What can I whip up today?

Red is a classic wagon with my smiling daughter yelling, “Faster!” to her daddy. Sweet memories.

Red is a stop light. A stop sign. Beware. Do not enter.

Red is the color of the blood that flowed down the face of someone who loved us so… Anyone remember that song?

Stop

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13 thoughts on “Red – Five Minute Friday

  1. I’m surprised it’s coke and not Dr. Pepper. Aren’t you a Dr. Pepper fan? It’s been too long since we’ve been together that I cannot even remember that little fact.

    Love the simplicity here, how red touches our lives in so many different ways, and in one major one. Happy Friday, Diana!!!

  2. I love that song! I actually always think of it when people mention “red” randomly in a conversation! Good old Petra! Thanks for sharing. You did really well with this word prompt! I struggled! Have a great weekend!
    Tina

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