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No heroes this week. Just a slice of life.
Genre: Realistic Fiction
YOUTH HAS NO AGE
A cool breeze ruffled Elise’s hair. She hugged herself to stave off the night’s chill. Calliope music and the cloying scent of fairy floss did nothing to lift her spirits.
She slipped her brand-new Medicare card from her purse and scowled at it.
Ben wrapped his arms around her. Colored lights limned his silver-white hair and twinkled in his mischievous hazel eyes. “It’s only a number, honey.”
“Yeah. A really big number.”
“Pfft. Come on, Birthday Girl, let’s go for a whirl on the Ferris wheel.”
She stood on tiptoe and kissed his smile. “You know I’m afraid of heights.”