Rifkas Mega Birthday - first chapter
850 days ago
Happy Birthday Rifka
"It has been getting dark so late." Thought Rifka to herself, she was a beautiful
young girl, with a sparkle in her eye.
In the Springtime as the days grew longer, it meant that Rifka had more
time to play with her friends outdoors and today was a beautiful day. She was
just taking a walk with her friends enjoying the afternoon. She felt happy because her birthday was in
a few days, and she felt that this year something special was going to
happen. Last year her Mom and Dad took
her and her friends to that pizza place, with all the games. She danced for hours. This year was going to
be even more special, although she could not explain why she felt this
walk down by the brook, It would be
real pretty this time of day, maybe we could
even see some of the tiny fish”
Rifka and her friends all agreed,
The brook was now flowing with the melting snows from the hills. The
girls would spend summer days by the brook,
watching the frogs and dragon flies.
The brook was ten feet wide, and just a few feet deep at the deepest
part down here in the meadow. You could
wade across it. Now in the springtime,
the waters were still icy cold.
“I dare you
to cross it” Said Linda,
will be good luck if you can cross the stones without slipping” Agreed her
friends. Rifka was feeling brave, and
took the challenge. She slipped off her good shoes and socks. The grass on the bank was wet and a little
slippery. There were five stones that rose above the swirling waters. The were placed about two feet apart, and
were kind of flat, Stepping stones. Rifka had crossed
the Brook many times before, it was no big deal.
stone” Rifka announced, as she stepped out on to it. The rock was cold under
stone” She announced bravely as her friends watched. When she reached the fourth rock, something happened, A dragonfly zipped around her legs, she lifted her leg, and started to reach for
the last stone, when she lost her balance,
in the shallow water, it was only up to her ankle, but her fall landed her on her knees, her hands were on the rocky
bottom, holding her up.
friends said, although one was laughing.
Ann, “You looked funny." Her friends ran
across the shallow brook to help Rifka up, Before they got to her, she had already seen the shiny white rock, that
looked like a marble. She scooped it
up, and before any of her friends could see, she put it in her pocket.
pretty rock, at home, later that evening, she was very happy with her find. It
was perfectly round, no nicks or scratches,
it looked like it could be clear, but the insides revealed a lacy like
crystal growth. Rifka swore that it
felt warm in her hand. And when the lights were just turned out, it seemed to glow with a cool blue white
glow of its own.
ivor Pencils are fine, I do not have the Illustrator program, but I do
use Photoshop to make giant boy pictures. Check out my yahoo
group, Ivors Megaboy art project.
649 Days ago
Microlillan it cut me off, I meant to say with that software
781 Days ago
Microlillan That would be awesome if you drew some more illustrations for this story, your art skills are superb. I notice you draw in pencil, have you ever used Adobe Illustrator? You can make a whole comic with
781 Days ago
ivor And not a word from Rebecca, whom this story is
about. How many of the characters do you
834 Days ago