That night, while our spouses slept, we bet double-or-nothing on which clouds would hit the crescent moon and which would slide beneath.
I picked right eight times in a row, transforming ten bucks into $1280.
Go again, she said.
I said, I think I need to see some collateral first.
Bob Thurber is the author of six books. Regarded as a master of Flash and Micro Fiction, his work has appeared in Esquire and other magazines, been anthologized 60 times, received a long list of awards, and been utilized in schools and colleges throughout the world. He resides in Massachusetts. Visit his website at BobThurber.net.