Every night, when Carl went to bed, he was surrounded by guilt. It came in the form of characters.
“You were awfully sarcastic with your parents,” one reminded him. “You still owe Uncle Harold and Aunt Sylvia a thank you card from your twelfth birthday,” another insisted.
One night Adeline got an idea. “Stop inviting them, y’ole goat,” she said. “They won’t go away easily but eventually they’ll have to.”
“I’ll have to make some new imaginary friends,” he told her. “I’ll try to come up with some who remind me of more interesting things.”
keeps us all hep to the weekly Jive. She wants to start on Wednesday even though it’s for Friday.
has supplied so very graciously this week’s hep photo prompt. This week’s Froggy, upon which you may click should you so choose to join us, may as far as I know turn out to be a regular at the Lido Kosher Deli.