99 word prompt : nourish

May 7, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story to nourish. The characters can nourish or be nourished. What else can be nourished? A tree? A setting? Does the sunset nourish the soul? Go where the prompt leads!

If you want to participate, here’s the link:  CARROT RANCH

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“You take too many vitamins,” hubby scoffed, watching me wash them down with Rooibos tea.

Grunting from the strain of standing upright, he held onto the table for support. As usual, he left his soda can and potato chip wrappers for me to throw away. 

“I have yoga at 10:00 today,” I said joyfully.  “I’m walking with Lois, and grocery shopping after that.  I’ll be home around 4:00.”

“You’re 70!  Grow up!”

“A person either grows up or gives up,” I replied. “Don’t chastise me for choosing to nurture my body. Ask yourself why you chose to destroy yours.”

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