Congrats to Winnie's Story Contest Winner - "A Humvee for Winnie"
Congratulations are also in order for Jahyd, winner of Winnie's weekly 'Once upon a time...' story contest for the Adult Division! As promised, we are featuring her story here on the front page of WI. Remember that all of the wonderful entries can be viewed on the contest board of the forum area. So without further ado...here is "A Humvee for Winnie" by Jahyd!
A Humvee for Winnie
The morning sun was shining brightly through the windows of Winnie’s bedroom. Winnie slowly opened her sleepy eyes.
She stretched her arms and legs, and wiggled her long floppy ears. All at once, she hopped on top of her covers and exclaimed, “Good morning, Sunshine! Isn’t it a beautiful day?”
Today was Saturday and Winnie LOVED Saturday! It was her ‘Whatever Winnie Wants’ day and yesterday, Winnie had decided that this Saturday, she wanted to bake treats to take to all of her friends in Webkinz World.
Winnie hurried and got herself dressed and headed to the kitchen. She had big plans for her blender and sandwich maker today! First things first, Winnie decided she needed to check her supply of ingredients. She checked the fridge and it was kind of bare. Then she crossed her fingers as she opened all of the kitchen cabinets – they were emptier than the refrigerator. “Hmmm…” Winnie thought. “What to do…what to do…?”
Winnie grabbed her jacket and was about to hop off to Artes to do some gem hunting but changed her mind and decided to call her good friend Merthyn to see it there were going to be any rares at the curio shop this morning so she might save herself a trip, she was about to dial the number when she looked out the window and her jaw dropped! Winnie couldn't believe her eyes, there,in her very own garden was more vegetables than she'd ever seen!
Winnie ran out into her yard, and stopped dead in her tracks, she didn't know where to start! She ran back inside and grabbed her gardening basket and hopped merrily back out into the garden and started to harvest her beautiful strawberries, pumpkins, corn, and her favorite, carrots!
Winnie walked back inside, very proud with what she accomplished for a days work, and started rinsing her newly harvested vegetables when she seen she had left the phone off the hook, she just hung it up when it rang, she picked it up and on the other end heard a very out of breath Merthyn.
"WINNIE! I'VE BEEN TRYING TO CALL YOU ALL MORNING!"
"Hey Merthyn, what's up?" Winnie said
"WINNIE!! YOU'VE GOT TO GET OVER TO THE CURIO SHOP, BRING ALL YOUR SAVINGS!, YOU'VE ONLY GOT TEN MINUTES TO GET HERE...HURRY!"
Winnie took off as fast as she could and burst into the Curio Shop, and there on display was the most beautiful thing she had ever set eyes on! She couldn't believe it, there sparkling in the sunlight was the mythical Humvee.
As Winnie was riding home in her new Humvee she thought to herself, first the vegtables, then the Humvee...today was a pretty great day!