99 word prompt : seasoned
April 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a silly sun story. Up north, “sun silly” is the energetic and playful response to returning sunlight. It could also be an April Fool’s jest, a silly story, or a reaction to spring fever. Be silly and write playfully! Go where the prompt leads.
If you want to participate, here’s the link: https://carrotranch.com/2018/04/05/april-5-flash-fiction/
“This is Florida,” The ancient man with a white beard and grimy baseball cap chuckled. “We have three seasons.”
“Three?” The Midwestern tourist asked.
The way she said her “a” sounded like fingernails down a chalkboard to him. His southern drawl made her skin crawl.
Idiot, he thought; while she was thinking, moron.
“Wanna know what they are?” He asked.
“Sure,” she sighed.
“Pollen season, flea season, and tourist season,” He grinned.
“That is ridiculous!”
“Y’all have two. Silly season and winter.”
“We also have a lovely fall,” She said, with umbrage.
“So that’s what y’all call ski season?”