“This is remarkable,” Douglas said as he and his wife headed to the small square and fountain in the middle of the city park with their dog. He looked at his watch. “It’s quarter past four,” he said. “This place is usually teeming with people at this time of day.”
“A lot of people, particularly those our age, are staying at home, self-isolating, avoiding crowds, and practicing social distancing,” Elaine said. “This coronavirus is playing havoc with people’s lives.”
“Well, that’s good news for us, Elaine,” Douglas said. “We have this lovely spot all to ourselves.”
Written for today’s Friday Fictioneers prompt from Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Photo credit: Ceayr.