“I can’t,” Frank said. “I am way too busy at work.”
“Please, Frank,” Mildred pleaded. “I need something fierce for us to get away for a few days.”
“I ain’t taking you on a holiday to the beach, Mildred,” Frank said. “There will be too many people there and I hate people, plain and simple.”
“Oh why did I ever marry a misanthrope like you, Frank?” Mildred whined.
“It was inevitable, my dear Mildred.”
Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt from Sammi Cox.Also for these daily prompts: The Daily Spur (holiday), Ragtag Daily Prompt (beach), Jibber Jabber (work), Word of the Day Challenge (fierce), and Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (inevitable).