Posted by: DIYwriting | March 25, 2022

The Ruins

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields 

I knew I was in for a treat when we got to the ruins. The ruins were everything I had ever dreamed of, but was confident I would never see. Since I quit my job last year, I never thought I would be here. I hadn’t been able to force myself to stay in a position that was so miserable – the work, the customers, my coworkers – but hadn’t planned ahead for when I walked out the door for the last time. When I accidentally stumbled onto the map, I knew what I had and I knew where the treasure was. 

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  1. I keep wondering when I’m going to stumble on one of those maps. I’ve taken to drawing them myself and hiding them round the house

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  2. Good hunting, just watch out for those false trails.

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  3. An exciting change of lifestyle!

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  4. He’s a lucky man. Let’s hope the map’s authentic or he’ll be back like the rest of us having to put up with work, customers and co-workers.

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  5. What a great concept! Persevering with work to leave and see a dream and find the treasure. Wonderful! I realised my dream with my love of castles in 2019…just before Covid. Was amazing!

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  6. This person exudes self-confidence. I hope it all works out the way they have it planned.

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