This is actually what I wrote for the first ever Saturday Centus and after I read it I still liked it...
So I thought I'd cheat and share it again.
The very, very long prompt is bolded!
My untied shoelace changed my life. As I leaned down to re-tie it, I kicked away a few leaves. When I turned my head slightly to look where the leaves had been, I was astonished to see a rubber-banded wad of hundred dollar bills nestled in a little indention in the muddy ground.
I watched as the Dillard's sign grew smaller in the side window.
And I remembered that moment, remembered that stupid shoelace, remembered the mud I wiped from my hands onto my jeans after I had stuffed that wad of money into my pocket.
The clerk at Dillard's was pleased with the big sale she rang up for me.
Until she used her magic counterfeit pen on the hundred dollar bills.
Store security had transferred me to a Sherrif's deputy waiting with handcuffs.
"I can explain," I cried.
"Tell it to the judge," was his dispassionate reply.
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