31 Days of Shocktober Drabbles: Everything You Love Will Be Taken From You Tomorrow
Ugh, my sister Stef.
Two perfect kids. West Elm-decorated McMansion. Stay-at-home husband. She’s the breadwinner. And never without a perky passive-aggressive comment for me.
“Fired again, Astrid? Aw. I hear McDonald’s is hiring!”
“Eviction stinks, Asty, but there’s always space in the laundry room for you.”
On her kitchen wall is a needlepoint: “What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?”
So I stitched my own and hung it up: “What would you attempt even if you knew you could not succeed?”
Grinning, I grabbed a carving knife and shovel and headed to Stef’s to find out.
Day 5 of 31: 100-word Drabbles.
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