Cruise Goes Medieval

Always watch where you are going. But the paparazzi never let up, do they? My cool shades are a must, even in dark stairwells. There was an exit sign, right? Glowing red? So pedestrian. Continue reading


Don’t Step on the Alligator

Mothers disburse sage advice always. Brush your teeth. Bring clean underwear. Drive defensively. Just say no. Steer clear of fast stuff. It’s all part of the online mother certification process.

The twins weren’t deaf. Continue reading

Flight Delay

If it were between a root canal and airlines, Ariana voted for dentists. Instead she watched the carousel. The suitcase lay open on the conveyor belt. Her intimate possessions exposed.

The drooling biggest loser had been disturbing. The plane odors gagged. The life story of the mid-life crisis drilled into a migraine. She shuddered. Would he be here? Offer help? Her heart hammered, her breathing faster.

She scooped the remains up. Airline gorillas had shattered the latch. Flight delayed, she was hungry, tired and frustrated. Ariana sniffled. She tried not to cry.

Someone grabbed her from behind, kissed her. Jack.

(100 word flash – Challenge)