Sue Spitulnik

Flash Fiction and personal thoughts



Breakfasting Alone – flash fiction

Tessa palmed the purplish avocado to slice through the leathery covering. When the sharp blade hit the pit, she turned the fruit in a circle to pair the complete skin. After putting down the knife she used both hands to twist the avocado into two pieces. Then she slid the tines of a fork between the protruding pit and green meat and flicked the pit into the sink. Using a spoon she scooped the green meat out of both halves, mashed it, then slathered it onto pieces of buttery hot toast. This was her secret indulgence when Michael traveled.

Written in response to Charli Mills November 12 2020, prompt at Carrot Ranch Literary: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story includes avocado toast. How can this be a story or a prop to a story? Use your senses and imagination. Go where the prompt leads!

Yum or Yuck

Guacamole is one of those things you either like or dislike. I don’t know anybody that sits on the fence when it comes to this green appetizer made from avocados. Me, I love it. When I go to lunch with my girlies they order what they want and if it comes with guacamole, they get it on the side and give it to me. Makes my day. Continue reading “Yum or Yuck”

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