Never much of a worker, Joe was left an inheritance to last a lifetime.
Women all took advantage of his generosity, and he was happy to accommodate them.
When his will was read, his children were shocked: he died a pauper, leaving his children to wonder how it came about.
Pat St. Pierre is a freelance writer of adult and children’s fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her work has been published both online and in print. Some publications are: 50 Word Stories, Fiction 365, A Long Story Short, The Feathered Flounder, The Hearth, etc. She is also a freelance photographer whose photos have graced the covers and been included in: Gravel, Sediments, Pacific Poetry, Southern Women’s Review, Silver Boomer Books, Our Day’s Encounter, The Camel Saloon, etc. Her blog is pstpierre.wordpress.com.