“Old fool, huh?” Robert said, an indignant tone in his voice. “I’m going down to the Fellowship Lodge to get drunk with my lodge bros, where they appreciate my shallow grousing.”
“Yet another milestone on your long list of beer drinking belt notches, eh,?” Lizzy said.
“Yeah, and right after I hit that milestone,” Robert said, “I’m going grab my axe and chop down that damn magnolia tree.”
“Oh yeah” Lizzy said. “Well I swear on my name, Lizzy Borden, that before you can do that, I’m going to pick up that axe and give you forty whacks.”
Written for these daily prompts: Word of the Day Challenge (magnolia), The Daily Spur (stain), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (ornery), Ragtag Daily Prompt (universe), E.M.’s Random Word Prompt (fellowship), and My Vivid Blog (milestone).