Drinking champagne in that unremarkable moment of melancholy felt unfitting. But it was all she had on hand and it was Sunday in Indiana where liquor sales are halted for 24 holy hours.
Her options were limited.
So she twisted off the cork and texted him: “Hey, still wanna talk?”
Margaret is an amateur writer, but her mother thinks she’s WONDERFUL. She resides in Indianapolis.
Well over forty, my biological clock has almost stopped.
My ideal man is handsome, plays sports, drives a Porsche, and holidays in Mauritius.
My next “date” sits opposite me now.
“I’m Cecil,” he lisps. “I like bird watching and stamp collecting and I live with Mummy.”
Close enough, I think!
Denise Jones is 65. She lives in England and has dabbled in creative writing for over 10 years, mainly short stories, reader’s letters, and poems published spasmodically in a variety of publications.