The couple stopped across the street from the new house. “Good lord!” Mildred said. “What a monstrosity. I bet they cook children in there. Remember Hansel and Gretel?”
Arthur sighed. “I guess you’re right. From now on let’s take our walk in the other direction so we don’t get annoyed.”
Mildred agreed and they turned around.
Finally, those gawkers were gone! Jasmine smiled to herself in the kitchen of the pink house as she resumed preparing the marinade. There was definitely an advantage to blackout curtains.
Written for Eugi’s Weekly Prompt.
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