I love this weekly meme sponsored by Jenny Matlock. Each week, she gives us a prompt and challenges us to write a story using the prompt but no more than 100 words in length. I hope you enjoy it! (The prompt is in bold.)
Mom was a hypochondriac. She frequently acquired a deadly disease, which, of course, came with a tumor.
“When I die, I want to be buried in a fur coat and my red heels and nothing else!” she’d say from her deathbed(s).
“Okay, mom” I said. “I promise!”
That was twenty years ago. As I prepared for a move to the opposite coast, I began to clean out closets. In the corner of the master closet was a duffle bag that belonged to my dad. I had forgotten I had it. I opened the bag and pulled out a box. An involuntary gasp of shock escaped my lips when I opened the shoebox and saw the red pointy-toed shoes..."
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