Shania takes a tissue from the coffee table and sniffles hard .’ I guess, I am ready for yet another adventure ‘, she utters , gathering her broken self together.
Dropping off her 2 year old at the day care , she sets out to test her hunting skills, afresh.
‘Not enough, not enough!’, Jim curses himself ,staring towards the sparse ‘catch’ in his fishing net with disappointed abandon .
He had promised his wife enough fish to allow her some rest time with little Toby.
Shania is visibly pregnant, on her way back from the other side.
She hopes , the alert border policemen do not recognize her .
Lady luck guides her safely to her doorsteps.
She empties the stuffs from her sweat shirt and hides them in the closet to sell at the local market at a higher rate.
Jim returns home, dejected.
‘I got this talisman for you . Tomorrow will be a better day ‘, Shania says, tying the amulet around Jim’s wrist. It was enough to uplift his dampened spirits. Temporarily .
Word count- 166
This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise!