Mother’s Gift – Friday Fictioneers – March 24, 2016

 

“Perfect!” Stephen said rubbing his hands together, “I think that’ll get the message across!”

“Uhm, don’t you think that that’s a bit much?” Jason said, looking doubtfully.

“Nah!  My Mom’s got an original outlook … she’ll love this!”

The next day, Mother’s Day, Stephen blind-folded his mother and took her out to the back garden.

“Happy Mother’s Day!” he intoned proud of his handy-work.

“Oh my Stephen! Now this is original indeed!” she beamed though uncertainly at him. “Just one thing, would you mind terribly if I paint the commode sky blue?”

“Ah! I should have thought of that!”

© G.s.k. ‘16

100 words

 

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