99 word prompt :

June 10, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a new way to office. Has the office changed? Can we return to normal after big changes or time away? Go where the prompt leads!

If you want to participate, here’s the link:  CARROT RANCH 



He looks out the window, contentment wrapped in fur, as I work on a report.  The moment I’m intent on the wording of a particular sentence, he’s up. 

I now have a cat covering half of a 32 inch monitor.  I lift my hand to pet him and he swats it away with a soft paw. 

The message is clear:  No claws, “I want a treat,” claws out, “I don’t want to be petted.”

The treat is given several feet away from my computer screen, and I stroke his softness. 

I look at the sentence with a fresh perspective.