Friday Fictioneers for February 21.
The challenge: Write a 100-word story inspired by the photo prompt.
Play along by writing your own, reading others and/or commenting on the flashes we fictioneers create.
My piece weighs in this week at 99 words.
Distracted. Most people who knew Trixie had used that word to describe her. While she was growing up, teachers never understood why she couldn’t just pay attention.
Trixie was smart and energetic. When she failed to complete a task, the word “lazy” never popped into anyone’s mind. She made her energy work in her favor, and before she was five years out of college, she had become sole proprietor of a successful small business.
Her husband took care of the financials. He could attend to niggling details. Trixie was more interested in making hay while the sun still shined.