On the basis of feedback, I have decided to give this a try based on sharing rather than as a competition, for now at least. To play, either do a post with your 77 words (including title) and the badge, with a link here, or simply drop it in comments if you prefer not to post. A graphic is an optional extra.
The theme for this one is:
My own contribution, on which I played fair by writing it and drawing the graphic after I set the theme, is as follows:
‘Another helping of syrup tart, dear? May as well finish it,’ Florence cooed.
Her recent husband shifted his bulk more comfortably. ‘I shouldn’t, really,’ he protested. ‘You know what that cardiac specialist said … oh what the heck. Your cooking’s irresistible.’
Some months later Florence dried her crocodile tears after a satisfying visit to the executor. Her third legacy.
‘So true what they say about the way to a man’s heart,’ she told herself complacently.
© Colonialist February 2014 (WordPress)