Friday Fictioneers: a heads up
(a heads up too — my first post had errors; now I hope I’ve corrected all of them!)
Jena smiled; “My gingerpeople are the perfect social media image for our family reunion.”
Get-togethers meant lots of spice (cougarish auntie Clementine’s current boytoy), sugar (Granny Snook’s child cooing), and all things nice . . . maybe.
Uncle Herald often drunkenly sang bawdy Elizabethan ballads. Cousin-three-times-removed Portia, avowed naturist, usually thought “may I take your coat” was an invitation to totally déshabiller.
Jena sighed, remembering the last reunion: great-uncle Goren’s penchant for sword-swallowing went terribly awry; her step-brother Frick’s animal menagerie ran amok on the buffet table.
“Reunion planning — the family curse”, she thought, methodically snapping off the gingerpeople’s heads. (100 words)
Have not done one of these in a long time! (Just checked; last post to her challenge: January 2017!!!!!!Rochelle posts a picture, and we are challenged to compose a 100 word complete story based upon the image.
scrawled/scrawling for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’s Friday Fictioneer Challenge (Friday April 2 2021).