Published by Blink Ink in September 2020
Hattie had left frozen dinners. “Microwave ‘em; I’ve just cleaned the stove.” She was off for a college reunion.
At last! Harry hauled the box from the basement, unpacking a huge stainless-steel pot with copper tubing onto her stove.
Suddenly: “I’m back! Cancelled. Coronavirus. . . .
“Is that a still?”
Blink Ink specializes in 50-word stories that fit an announced theme — which for this month was “Home Cooking”.