Tuesday, July 25, 2006
New Beginning 2
Stacy Warner watched her husband push his breakfast back and forth across his plate. He didn't like it. It was only 8:30 in the morning and she was a failure already.
"I don't think these eggs are done."
"What do you mean? Of course they are." Stacy hoped she sounded lighthearted. She felt anything but.
"They're runny." Adam's hesitation told her that he didn't want to hurt her feelings. She hated that he had to be so careful around her now. Their relationship used to feel so easy.
Stacy forced a laugh into her voice as she continued, "If people died from runny eggs, there'd be deaths all over the world every morning." Adam smiled at her now, so she crossed the room towards him as she continued, "Eggs over easy, poached eggs, sunny side up; any of these sound familiar?"
Subtly, as if there were a slice of Canadian bacon on his plate that he needed to cut, Adam picked up his knife.
Continuation: Evil Editor