A Nice Ring To It. — The Gnomestead Tapestry – part 11

The third of The Gnomestead Tapestry stories — A Nice Ring To It.

A Nice Ring To It.

A Nice Ring To It.

While the ice was being gotten, Sir Niceguy and Lord Cavalier Travel north on advice, to get some specialists at carving ice.

While the ice was being gotten, Sir Niceguy and Lord Cavalier
Travel north on advice, to get some specialists at carving ice.

As quick as possible they returned home with two experts from the lands of ice and snow.

As quick as possible they returned home with two experts
from the lands of ice and snow.

Soon the small iceberg was brought back safely...? Oh No! Not again! It melted! That's not big enough or a cart! Yes, it seems we are foiled again. All but Sir Norseguy are dismayed.

Soon the small iceberg was brought back safely…?
Oh No! Not again! It melted!
That’s not big enough or a cart!
Yes, it seems we are foiled again.
All but Sir Norseguy are dismayed.

As teams of oxen tugged mightily on stout rope Sir Norseguy said cryptically... Vait or it. But they didn't have long to wait.

As teams of oxen tugged mightily on stout rope Sir Norseguy said cryptically…
Vait or it.
But they didn’t have long to wait.

A Nice Ring to It 079And it wasn't very long before the true size off the iceberg was made known... I think we're going to need a few more oxen. And perhaps the Queen's pachyderm. ...and it ground to a halt on the ramp leading from the sea.

And it wasn’t very long before the true size off the iceberg was made known…
I think we’re going to need a few more oxen.
And perhaps the Queen’s pachyderm.
…and it ground to a halt on the ramp leading from the sea.

“A Nice Ring To It.” will be continued! Watch for it!

“A Nice Ring To It” is a longer story than “The Hunt!” but it’s a fun story. It is a half hour cartoon compared to a  5-10 minute short — or something like that. It’s all about a birthday — but read on…

The holiday season is here and with the season comes thoughts of charity. I urge you to follow through with those thoughts and give to the charity of your choice. I also hope you remember the spirit of giving through the rest of the year.

If you are interested, check out We’ll Make Cents’ “Standing With Courage” project and their “50-Cents – a Jar of Change” drive.

DWPenner

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