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Time Waits For No One

Updated: Aug 26, 2022

“Not right now”. He said it annoyed that she had even asked.

“I told you I don’t plan dying any time soon so you’re just gonna have to live with me”, he chuckled.

She chuckled too…awkwardly. “That’s not what meant and you know it. You saw what happened to Ron and the kids when he had to pay to bury Sarah properly and they didn’t have the money put back. She wasn’t even the bread winner and that just about broke him when he tried to pay off the funeral and the kids college all at the same time. I just want us both to be prepared.”

There was an awkward silence between them.

He sighed. “Well anyway it’s not gonna kill us to wait!”

He said firmly as he waved on the driver in front of him waiting to switch lanes.

“We’ve gone this long without it!” He continued, adement that there was no need to make a big deal out of something that doesn’t have to be done right now.

“Ok honey” she said reluctantly.

And then they waited…

Short Story by:

Melissa J0hnson

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