THIS IS A TALE of two treats.

It’s not long, because I wrote some of it in the last 10 minutes of my lunch.

I bought myself two treats, which happened to be in my truck with me during my break.

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I have a confession to make.

I have put today’s post off until it’s too late to write a good one, which means another trip to the archives.

I’ve found the perfect post for Sue’s prompt today, which is “business.”

First, though, I think it might help to tell you a brief backstory.

I grew up on a chicken farm.

I took my share of agricultural classes in high school, during or shortly after the time the story you’re about to read is set.

Naturally, these things led to a foolproof plan to get a goat and get rich.

I got one of those things.

From October, 2017, here’s a story about a business venture gone bad.


Since Sue’s prompt is “summer,” and I wrote about it a few days ago, we’ll go back into the archives today.

First, a few things you should know:

  • The post you’ll see when you click the underlined words below was written in 2014, and Nana’s pool hasn’t been filled in years so I don’t swim anymore.
  • There are only so many ways to describe the heat this time of year, and I thought this might provide a glimpse of an Alabama summer.
  • Germany beat Brazil 7-1 in the 2014 World Cup.

Without further ado, from July 8, 2014, here’s a hundred words about swimming.