Word of the Day is on spring break, enjoying a respite, of sorts, from the grim and volatile trading on the global word commodities market.
“Open. My. Door.” she repeated, in the way Clint Eastwood would have expressed it were he a 52 year-old Irish woman who was no longer enjoying her morning.
“That will break your eggs,” the deep male voice continued, followed by more giggling from Cassie.
“When in Rome….” Iris said in reply, with a mischievous lilt to her voice.
“Oh, but I’ve already found the man who’s just right for me,” Cheryl replied.
Marjorie empties the container in one final sweep, the golden dust falling in a smooth crescent upon the dark water.
“Well, there you are,” Marjorie replies. “His brother gets tenure at Stanford and you’d still break his heart.”