It’s time for Friday Fictioneers again, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. I can’t always add to the group but I do when I have the time. The same goes for reading all the other great offerings – it takes a long time to get through them all. If I miss you one week I try to catch you the next. My apologies if I miss you more often. I’m reading as fast as I can and my other jobs won’t always wait.
This week’s photo prompt has been supplied by Sarah Potter.
“I’m home, Babe! Mom says hello!”
“I’m in the spare room!” He called back
The stairs creaked as she went up. The hallway was dark but the spare room spilled more light than usual.
What the hell?!
He was caked in white powder; hair, face, clothes, shoes. Drywall dust, obviously, because the next surprise was a transformed spare room.
The ugly green wallpaper had been replaced with delicate pink walls and white trim; crib, rocking chair, change table.
She caressed her belly and smiled gently. “But it’s going to be a boy. Weren’t you listening?”
“Wait! What?! Ah, shit!!”
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