Cheering for My Neighbours – Friday Fictioneers

Good almost Thursday, my friends. Wasn’t sure where to go with this one, to be frank. Then, an exchange about the women’s FIFA and all the hullaballo and whatnot between Marc (B) and me (Q) came to mind and so, that’s where I went.

As most of you will be reading this tomorrow, let me just wish my American friends a


And thank you, of course, to Rochelle for hosting this weekly party and thanks to J.Hardy Carroll for the use of his pic! To play, click on the frog below. It’s fun and helps you cut the fat from your writing…

©J.Hardy Carroll

Click me! Click me!

Cheering For My Neighbours

“Go Team USA!”

“Wait. You’re Canadian, Q. What are you doing cheering for the USA team?”

“The way I see it, B, we’re neighbours. Besides, Canada is far from being a contender — for now.  Plus, I have friends like you across the border so, why not cheer for your team?”

“Mighty big of you, I must say.”

“It’s how I roll.  That said, should Canada become a contender, your cheering section goes down by one.”

“Understandable. I’d expect no less.

“Good thing. So, who are they playing in the finals?”

“You call yourself a soccer fan?”

“Never said I was…”

LYON, FRANCE – JULY 02: Alex Morgan of the USA celebrates after scoring her team’s second goal during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Semi Final match between England and USA at Stade de Lyon on July 02, 2019 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Maddie Meyer – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)