by Mark Lyons

Image by Hebi B. from Pixabay

            “Lucy are you ready for your new job?” asked Matilda. “Do you start tomorrow?”

            “Yes, and I can’t wait. It’s like waiting for the other shoe to drop, a Baby Boomer as a young child waiting for the Sears Christmas toy catalog, waiting for a scab to fall off, waiting for a second helping of mashed potatoes, waiting for a full set of braces to be removed, or waiting to try on a new pair of low cut zebra socks from SammySocks Etc.”

            “Okay, I get the picture,” laughed Matilda. “You can’t wait!”


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