CANADIAN HORIZONS. ORIZONTURI CANADIENE
1 day ago
Her first thought was, Oh hell no! Kat had just woke up to find herself tied to a chair in an old, dimly lit basement that smelled like gym socks. The last thing she remembered was walking down to the corner store to get the milk that her harebrained sister, Kit, forgot. Kit was always forgetting everything and Kat, as usual, tried to fix it. This time, however, it landed her in this basement. Great. Just great.
The smell of old gym socks assailed Kat’s nose, waking her. She opened her eyes and scanned her surroundings, trying to figure out what had happened. A florescent light flickered overhead, casting the room and its dingy contents in intermittent darkness. Realizing that her hands were tied behind her and that she was in a strange basement, her first thought was, Oh hell no!
Kat struggled against the ropes, chafing her wrists. It made no difference, she wasn’t about to stay here, no matter how raw and bloody her wrists ended up.
She remembered walking home from the corner store, a bottle of milk in her hand, then a sharp pain on the back of her head. Her harebrained sister, Kit, had forgotten to stop by the store again. As usual, Kat had tried to fix the situation, going out after the milk on her own. This time, however, Kat’s fixing landed her in this basement. Great, just great.
Mary said, "But that doesn't make sense."John said, "Sure it does."Mary asked, "How can it?"John explained, "Simple, you just…"
Mary panted, "I just ran ten miles."John gasped, "And you didn't collapse?"Mary grinned, "Not all of us are as out of shape as you are, John."John muttered, "I'm not out of shape…"
Flushed from her run, Mary halted in front of John. She bent over and placed her hands on her thighs, panting. "I just ran ten miles.""And you didn't collapse?" John's eyes nearly popped out of his head."Not all of us are as out of shape as you are, John.""I'm not out of shape…"
He laughed, "And that's when I told him, that's no goat, that's my wife."
He laughed. (period and begin new sentence.) "And that's when…"