GETTING THE RUNAROUND
His mother had told him a thousand times. His Dad had said the same thing a few times, but nothing nags like a Mother. Stay in school! Get a diploma! Get a good job!
He was smarter than that. Right after high school he’d got a paying job, while the rest wasted their time and incurred debts.
Ten years later he was making auto parts, while his sister was a doctor, making triple his salary.
All he had to look forward to was the daily grind, round and round. Get up, work his ass off, come home tired – and poor.
This little cautionary tale is all Rochelle’s fault. Go to her Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story for the Friday Fictioneers.