They click from the get-go. He says all the right things, he’s good-looking. It’s logical to see if their online chemistry translates.
‘Careful with the mousse.’
His voice has gone squeaky. She should tell him she’ll say yes.
‘You have such a charmed life,’ her sister says at their silver wedding anniversary.
Their first serious argument comes over where to retire to: Spain or France. Both stand their ground until he admits France is better.
At his funeral, a shrivelled man with hair standing up in hornlike tufts gives her a cheery wave. Her charmed life comes at a price.
Writing a story in snapshots when you only have one hundred words to play with – challenging. Did I pull it off?