‘My bloody mother.’
‘What’s she done now?’
‘She asked me to take her car for a service…’
‘…so I was in a rush to get to the Post Office to pick up her letter, which had her new credit card in it and she had to sign for it…’
‘…which meant you needed the car to take her…’
‘…who’s telling this…?’
‘…but you couldn’t get it without her paying by her new card…’
‘…has she been talking to you?’
‘It’s my Dear Liza moment…’
‘…I was thinking Catch 22…’
‘… and there lies the difference between us…’
This was written in response to the latest prompt from the Carrot Ranch, here
March 21, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that features a bucket of water. What is the condition of the water and what is the bucket for? Drop deep into the weel and draw from where the prompt leads!
Dear Liza moment...
Penrose/Escher – the steps discovered by Penrose and sons and drawn by MC Escher