“You said you’d do WHAT?”
“Not me. You. I said you’d do it.”
Tammy’s knitting needles clicked faster.
“Me? You have no right to make promises on my behalf.”
“Well…I just thought…you’ve always said you like baking…and..well…now you’re retired you’ve got plenty of time on your hands.”
She said nothing, but her hands tightened on the needles and they clicked faster still.
“They’ve been let down at the last minute. They need 300 cupcakes for tomorrow and I promised them you’d do it.”
She cast off and flung the 100th sock – his last idea to help fill her retirement – and headed for the kitchen in silence.
This is part of the 100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups at Julia’s Place.