“You always criticize everything I do,” Stan said.
“But Stan,” I said, “you live in a one room apartment in a high rise building and you don’t have a dog. So why are you building a dog house?”
“You never know what the future will hold,” Stan said. “Now leave me so that I can work on my, um, pet project.”
Written for these daily prompts: Jibber Jabber (need), Your Daily Word Prompt (reserve), Ragtag Daily Prompt (project), The Daily Spur (respond), Word of the Day Challenge (snicker*), and Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (arbitrary).
*The Word of the Day Challenge was actually the word “smicker,” but when I Googled that word, I had a tough time finding a definition. One site said that it’s an antiquated word that means “to ogle and smile amorously —used with at or after.” I unilaterally decided to use “snicker” instead of a word I never heard of and is archaic.