Yes, an analogy does exist between the raising of tomatoes and teenagers, as this true slice of life story will attest. Six children, each a year or two apart, can be as delicate or as frustrating as raising tomatoes in a garden. The ending of this true story shows how eventually justice prevails, and what goes around comes around. Both parents and their children survive, heading toward their just rewards.
86 the Coleslaw
When a restaurant manager asks his wife to just ‘babysit’ their fast food restaurant while he’s away on a business trip, she grudgingly agrees. In this story, everything that can go wrong does, causing calamity and shock among their customers and staff. Yet the wife is proud she survived with the restaurant almost intact, until her husband, hearing about the chaos. phones her and sternly tells her,”Don’t go near the Chicken Cop!”
The Mean Machines
It seemed a simple fact of life that all the mechanical lemons of the world ended up in Micki’s home. She has reason to believe that there actually is a collective intelligence among electrical appliances that prey on unobtrusive women like her. She first became suspicious of deliberate sabotage after moving into her first home, with all its modern conveniences. The vacuum cleaner, for instance, only ran in reverse. She never complained, until the day it vacuumed her right out the front door. . . . And that was just the beginning.
Relatives and Fish
When Micki’s oldest daughter called early one morning to ask if she could come home for a few weeks, ‘to get her head together’, Micki agreed without hesitation. She looked forward to having her home again, along with those two perfect male specimens, her grandsons. Do you remember that old saying about visitors and fish? In this hysterical tale, Micki shows us how the same holds true for relatives – children and grandchildren no exception.
All four of these stories are now published in Tales2Inspire ~ The Crystal Collection
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