Without a lot of explanation or intro I give you this week’s offering for Friday Fictioneers.
“Your services are no longer needed.”
Twenty-three years of loyalty to the company. Terminated. Snap! Just like that.
Along with other victims, Elise sued for age discrimination and won.
No longer defined by job description, motherhood, widowhood or any other hood, she left the Midwest behind.
Thousands of miles away, the ocean’s slup-slosh sated her thirsty ears. The salt-laden breeze sent shivers of delight through her bare arthritic shoulders.
Then she dove headlong into the wake. The sea welcomed and caressed her like a long-lost lover. Her eyes feasted on purple coral, mollusks and striped clownfish.
Elise was home!