How the Cookie Crumbles

Life and scribbles on the far side of SIXTY-FIVE

Flash in the Pan – Reservations


“Where have you been, George?” Norma glared at him.

“Simmer down. Don’t be such a shrew.” He threw his jacket on the chair. “We got

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anything left to drink around here?”

“Drink? You smell like a brewery already. Where is it?”

”Lay off, will ya?”

“You knew I had reservations giving you that money.”

He fumbled in his pants pocket and tossed a wad of bills in her direction.

“What’s this?”

George tittered without humour.

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Author: Let's CUT the Crap!

I'm getting a little LONG in the tooth and have things to say about---ouch---AGEing. I believe it's certainly a state of mind but sometimes it's nice to hear that you're NORMAL. I enjoy reading by the truckload. I'm a grandma but I don't feel OLD although I'm not so young anymore. My plan is to stick it out as long as I can on this lovely planet and only will leave it kicking and screaming!

21 thoughts on “Flash in the Pan – Reservations

  1. I like it Tess… I wonder how he got the money…?


  2. Takes money to make money, they say. 😉


  3. Hmmmmmm, the mystery $ is always a good hook.


  4. *Grins* I know where he got the money. xxx


  5. He must be a gambler as well as a drunkard.A very good use of the prompt my dear.


  6. Now I have to wonder what he did to get that money…
    Good story Tess 😉


  7. may be he ran into an old friend who sponsored the bill. just a thought !


  8. Very good use of the Reservations!


  9. he’s drunk and he has extra cash…interesting 😉


  10. This story is packed with emotion, and a firecracker backstory. Wonderful writing, Tess, as usual!