By: William G. Muir
Day 3: Create a fictional character and describe them in 500 words or less.
The town of Glen Falls was familiar with Eric Watts. In the summer of 1984 he became the town’s unofficial hero. That was the summer he saved the Parker boys when the old auto parts factory caught on fire and burned to the ground.
At 6’1 and 205lbs, the 16 year old with the dirty blonde hair was just what the towns people imagine of a hero. This image was only enhanced by the clusters of freckles on his cheeks and the dimples in his smile. They made him appear a few years younger than he was.
The people of Glen Falls ate that kind of stuff up.
By William G. Muir
I am coming to believe this challenge was not made for someone like me. I do believe whoever came up with this challenge had different demographic in mind. I might have realized that if I had taken the time to read each item on the list before I decide to take part. But what is done is done and there is no going back on it. So let’s solider on.
I say I don’t think this challenge is meant for me because of a few of the items on this list. Today’s challenge happens to be one of them. Going by today’s challenge, 10 songs you love right now, makes me think this was meant for someone younger. The right now part makes me think it is for a younger person because I am at an age where I have stopped listening to new music. I have become my parents in that regard.
As long as I can remember my parents have listened to older music (of course when I younger say five or six that music would have been new). But as I got older their musical taste stayed the same. As I was listening to what was new and hip, they were listening to classic rock (Which at the time was from the 50, 60 and 70, we now refer to stuff from 50s and 60s as golden oldies.) I always thought to myself that I would never be like them. I was going to continue to listen to new music on the radio no matter what.