100 Word Challenge

 100 Word Challenge for grown ups – Week #159. The prompt this week:    …I need to remember…

The young woman  leaned in, “I’m so happy to meet you Mrs. Ridge,” she said, wrapping her soft, elegant hands around mine.

A light, floral scent followed her every move, reminding me of someone.  Anxiety niggled at the back of my mind. I  searched her lovely face for a hint. “My pleasure dear.”  …I need to remember.  “What was your name, again?”

She pulled her chair closer. “Most my friends call me Taffy.”

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“How cute, nickname?”

“Yeah, since high school.”

“Did I know your mother?”

“Yes, very well,” she said, voice cracking. “Shall I tell you about her?”

 

 

 

Lost Memories

4 thoughts on “Lost Memories

    • Thank you so much, Lea for your kind comments. I’m glad you enjoyed the piece. I hope you will continue to visit the Cow Pasture and I look forward to more of your feedback. May you and your family have a Merry Christmas.

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  1. Delicately-handled description of the feelings involved between a young woman and her mother suffering from memory loss as described by the mother struggling to remember. Well done Sheila. — Suzanne

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    • Thank you so much Suzanne for your kind comments. I love getting feedback from my readers. I’m so happy you stopped by the Cow Pasture and hope you will continue to visit. I look forward to more of our conversations.

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