Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect – #177


For the Vanderbilts, this was merely the servants’ quarters… 



Note: This is part of an on-going experiment at Bonnywood. Details found here.

P.S. And yes, I realize that some of these ancient, never-updated Past Imperfects are less than stellar when it comes to imagination and wit. This is precisely why I need your help with suggested triggers for ways to enhance the initially-lackluster inspiration. Many thanks to those of you who have been jumping in with story ideas during this experiment…


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  1. If the Vanderbilts needed that much room for servants, they might possibly be in a position to balance our current national debt and put out a hit on the Orange Menace as was. The servants, mystified and angry at having to clean their own humongous quarters and not even get overtime for doing so, banded together and formed the first Union of Trodden Upon, Easily Dismissed Persons. Contact your union rep for details. He’s cleverly disguised as a fire plug, which photo bombed this otherwise benign appearing photo.

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