Linda Wood Rondeau

Snark & Sensibility

Antiquainted Man
Friday, May 11, 2018 by LINDA WOOD RONDEAU

WELCOME TO FLASH FICTION

AUTHOR’S NOTE

STARING something new on my blog: Flash Fiction. Some will be mine and I hope to feature stories from other authors as well. Let me know what you think. If you write flash fiction contact me at lindarondeau@gmail.com. Clean, fun, and entertaining. (Snark)

 

ANTIQUATED MAN

 

 

They call me an antiquated man.

I’m not really all that out of sync with how the world operates. I choose not to operate that way.

I have a cellphone. It’s in my top dresser drawer. The one my daughter insisted on buying for me.

My grandson gave me his old computer. That’s in the garage.

As far as I can see, technology is the guillotine for our once wonderful way of life. I for one choose not to stick my head in the hold. Beulah wouldn’t want me to.

I wish everyone could have known my Beulah like I did.

Beulah never googled a recipe. She stored them all in her heart.We never snapchatted. Instead, we took long strolls in the park and occasionally snuck in a matinee. We took one photograph the day we were wed.

Antiquated I might be, but I never have to find my phone to remember by beautiful Beulah.  

 

 

 

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