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Saturday, June 15

The Whatevers #12: A Letter from Wintson

So I managed to keep you in suspense for another month, and it looks like I might have to leave you hanging again. I've got 2 pages left in my book so I thought I'd finish this up soon. This is the last picture for our Whatevers and I just couldn't bring it all to an end with this photo -- but I've got a great finale planned that I think you will love. Until then I'll get you in the mood for some more mystery, ha ha.

And, before I get started with Cordelia and Winston, take a minute to check out what Nat and Vic's Whatevers are up to this month!
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Cordelia had returned home to Germany without Winston and had settled in to the Castle with her family for the long haul. Life was starting to return to normal -- and it was summer so she had plenty of summer activities to keep Winnie and Newt busy. Like boating on the pond on the Castle grounds. 
Normally a fun passtime, but now she couldn't even think about boating. A messenger had just hand-delivered a letter. The envelope had her name scrawled across the front. 
And it was in Winston's handwriting. 

She was afraid and excited to open it -- she thought she should wait until she was alone in case it was bad news. So she slipped away from the festivities at the pond.
My Dearest Cordelia,  
I don't have much time before the guard returns so I will spare you the details until I see you again. 
PLEASE DO NOT worry. I am fine.
I am working on a way to get home to you and the children. 
your loving husband.
W
Cordelia was elated and her wonderful husband was still alive! She said a little prayer and returned to the party. It was a wonderful day to celebrate the Summer Solstice -- she couldn't hope but have a little hope that he'd be home before the end of Summer so they could go home!
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Here's the image so you can play, just take a minute to check out the details below! 

  • Vicki, Nat and I have made a one-year commitment to each other and picked twelve photos with Whatevers whom we will give a story.
  • Every month – if possible always on the 15th – each of us will do a post with an individual story that goes along for us with the same photo.
  • If you want you can play along and we will have the photo for you – just right click on it to safe it to download and show us your version of The Whatevers.
  • There are no rules to the story itself- it can be funny, sad, uplifting, breathtaking- WHATEVER
  • There are no rules on the length or the form of the story- it can be a short sentence, an essay, a poem or a soap opera – WHATEVER
  • There are no rules on the art form you choose – it can be a scrapbook layout, an altered art project, an art journal page – WHATEVER
  • Here is a rule though: if you take the photo you have to link back to us and show us your story.
  • These pictures are from our personal stash and are for personal use for you only! If you want to use them for a publication whether a book or magazine in print or digital form please ask for permission!
  • If you want to participate we’ll have a linky list for each Whatever Post.
  • You can also join our The Whatevers -Facebook Page 
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    7 comments:

    1. great post,love what you have done with the theme, can't wait to get cracking on this photo

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    2. Awesome EVERYTHING as always my friend! Your talent amazes me! ( off to change my link). Good to know.. as I would have never figured that changing the title would change the link :0

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    3. I love your story always as fun and as you alter the photos, wanting to see the grand finale is a shame it is gone, thanks to this wonderful project three ye we regalado.Abrazos

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    4. Once again you are keeping me in suspense. Can't wait to read the finale. :-)

      I can't believe that it is almost the Summer Solstice or that the year is almost halfway over. Time sure has been flying.

      Wishing you well!

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    5. Catherine, I love it as always. You're great!!!!

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