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A Touch of Green! by Begin Again
 Category:  Humor Flash Fiction
  Posted: March 14, 2010      Views: 267

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Begin Again is a resilient "senior citizen". Reinventing and restructuring her life has become almost common place for her.

I love music, books, and sitting by the water. Each of these activities brings a sense of life to me.

She is an accomplished script writer and is currently at the #11 spot on the rankings.

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Hattie loved to people watch. In forty years, she'd seen everything.

A nightly fixture at the bar, she owned the corner stool. The bartender served her favorite drink - creme de menthe and Irish whiskey.

"Are they younger or are we getting old?" she sighed.

"Old? Not a gray hair on your head," Frank grinned.

"Thanks to Clairol," she laughed.

Later, she toddled to the bathroom. Envious, she listened to the young girls' banter.

"I'm getting old."  One stared at her reflection.

"No, it's the lighting," her friend assured.

Temptation tugged at Hattie's funny bone. She whispered, "It's the drinks. I was twenty-one when I first walked through the door."


Author Notes
Micro-flash fiction Word count 109

Suneagle's challenge intrigued me so after writing "Pirates and Boys", I wrote another one using creme de menthe.
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