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This week’s prompt … the hips and haws signal …+ 100 words
(Explanation: These are rose-hips and hawthorn berries)
The kettle screamed like a train whistle. Ivy raised a forefinger to signal her return, but Kay followed her.
“The photo albums I found in the attic this spring? I brought one today.” She leaned against the granite counter hugging bound hardcovers and watched her sister arrange the tea treats.
“Have we seen these before?”
“Nope. They’re Granny’s.”
Ivy placed the tray on the dining-room table. “Recognize anyone?’
“Remember Granny explaining the hips and haws signal fall, and the right time to pick them for her wonderful jellies?”
“Granddad’s camera—we’re helping—too young for school— Wha?”
“Hot-hot-hot. Save the photos!”
© 2014 TAK