Mondays Finish the Story
A writing challenge from Barbara Beacham that supplies the first sentence and a photo prompt. Write the story with 100-150 words not including the sentence provided.
Here is the photo and my story - Word Count 130:
Not To Worry
Arriving at the beach, she reflected on her life.
True, it hadn't been too wonderful lately, but on the whole she was happy. Her children were adults, living on their own.
The little problem with her husband and his side dish had been difficult. She hadn't seen it coming. But she wasn't about to let some home-wrecker steal everything they'd built up together in a messy divorce.
She smiled as she listened to the surf. Too bad about the accident. They say it was alcohol and drugs.
After the funeral, she'd taken her devastated husband out here to recuperate. Poor thing. He was inconsolable. It would be a shame if he tried anything foolish. What he needed was a good drink.
She smiled again, looked out at the blue water, and cradled the bag of pills in her pocket.