The Reality of Pirates

Time again for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers.  So grateful to PJ for hosting this weekly challenge. This week’s photo prompt is provided by BarbCT/Gallimaufry.  Please follow little froggie for more stories.

Here is the photograph and a memory:

The Reality of Pirates

When I first saw this photograph, I thought about living 50 years in New Orleans – right on the Mississippi River. I thought of what an honorable profession it is to be a tug boat pilot. I thought of all sorts of stories I could write but…

Nothing held a candle to reality.  Being a Girl Scout during the turbulent 1960’s. Pitching our pup tents and sitting around the campfire singing:

This is a great rendition of that song, and thanks PJ and BarbCT for bringing back this memory.

Stuff like this, ya know?….lead me to me.

Ellespeth