Earlier today I had written an April showers post but I came up with another idea so I'm going in a different direction. The prompt for week 49 is in bold.
This little story is linked to week 49 of Saturday Centus. To read other offerings, just click here.
“Just laugh,” my Mom threatened. “Don’t make me get him.”
“Fine,” I retorted, “Pilgrims! Are you happy now?”
My Mom stormed out and returned dragging my Dad. “She’s being a smart-ass! Make her be nice!”
Slowly taking off this belt, he asked me, “Is it the ‘if April showers bring May flowers, what do Mayflowers bring’ joke’?”
“Yes! But, it’s not fair, Dad. She never laughs at my jokes! Why do I have to laugh at her stupid ones? It’s…”
I let out a yelp as the belt met the bare skin of my legs.
“Your sister is dying,” he said grimly, “You will laugh.”