Usually I don’t write for Friday Fictioneers unless I have a storyline that pops into my head right away. This week I have challenged myself to come up with something to tell you about this photograph! As always, thanks goes out to Rochelle for encouraging us, and a special thank you to Renee Heath for the use of her photograph.
I hope my story works for you. 😉
~*~ Spinner! ~*~
He tried to pretend that she wasn’t there, but to ignore her was futile. Loud, hyperactive, ever-present, she was the visual embodiment of hyperbole. An extravagant exaggeration of annoying adoration. He couldn’t wait for graduation so he could move on and attend college. Anywhere. Anywhere but here!
He had it mapped. Med School, internship, a practice on the West Coast, then wife and family.
Home for his 15th reunion, he stopped at the entry table, then froze. Too late.
Quietly she approached him, “You came back.”
Taken by her calm demeanor he blurted, “Carrie, you’ve changed!”
“Ritalin” she replied.
For more stories from this prompt go here! 🙂
NOTE: I was asked what Ritalin is for/what it does.