How the Cookie Crumbles

Life and scribbles on the far side of SIXTY-FIVE

Flash in the Pan – Down


“I ain’t doin’ it.”

“Don’t be such a wuss. Frankie and Tommy done it and ya know whata ‘fraidy cat Tommy is.”

Dickie crossed his arms and stuck out his chin.

“It’s broad daylight…what ya think is gonna happen taya?”

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“I ain’t got no good reason ta, okay? I’m leavin’, bye.”

“That whata nuns teach ya in the Catholic school, eh? Come on, Dickie. Jus’ go down and…”

“What are you boys up to? You fancy my apple pie, do you?”

“Run, Dickie. Old Lady Pritchard’s gonna git you with her cane.”

“Stealin’s wrong, see… Come on.”

“You’re hopeless, Dickie…”

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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!

20 thoughts on “Flash in the Pan – Down

  1. Good one, Tess! I love the vernacular.


  2. Nice story – love how you spell it like it sounds!


  3. Really good one, dialect and all! You’re so creative with all your food/restaurant scenes.


  4. Nice reversal of expectations with these gents.


  5. Love the interaction with this one Tess


  6. Love, love, love the dialogue – oh, that twang!


  7. Made me chuckle!
    The dialogue and the whole thing felt like an odd little tom sawyer-ish little anecdotal tale with the little rascals tossed in there somewhere! 😀


  8. Ah, pie cooling on the windowsill – suppose it’s almost impossibly for little boys to resist!!
    Good story Tess – I could see their mischievous expressions 🙂


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  10. And she is going to tan someone’s hide!!