This largely unedited free-write is linking up with the Write 31 Days Challenge. I’m a couple of days behind but still going! // indicates the start and stop of five minutes. The prompt word for today is EAT. Go!
// The candles were lit. The table set. Little eyes were eagerly looking through the blinds for the first glimpses of headlights in the driveway.
“He’s here! He’s here! Shhhhhh. Hide!”
Every now and then, we’d play this game. On a day when he least expected it, we’d make a nice supper (which was actually a normal supper, but everything is nicer in candlelight) and surprise daddy with a “HAPPY DADDY PARTY!” Daddy would express his surprise and delight (which he truly was), and we would have an occasion to celebrate. Read more