How the Cookie Crumbles

Life and scribbles on the far side of SIXTY-FIVE


Flash in the Pan – Surfboard

“Daddy, I want to come with you and Uncle Teddy.”

Fingering the scabby laceration from eyebrow to ear, Jack winked at his brother. “I’ll ask Mom.”

“Can we buy ice cream after, Uncle Teddy? It’s hot today.” The four-year-old grasped his battered hands, smiled and batted thick lashes.

Microsft Clipart

Microsft Clipart

Teddy zeed to her level. “I hoped you’d suggest something cold.”

Jack swept her up. “It’ll be boring. Daddy’s going surfboard shopping.”

“I want to help Daddy.”

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The word limit for Surfboard is 75 words. I used every last one.