[<] [>]  by Julie Carriker

2 October 2012

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Drabble Challenge #98

Prompt: root

The carhop expertly placed the tray over the open window of the car.

"Anything else?" she asked with a smile.

"No, Miss, this is perfect!" the young man beamed. As the girl skated away he handed a frosty mug to his wife.

"Thanks, Jack," the woman beside him replied before taking a big swallow of the cold, frothy liquid. "Mmmm…"

"Ma-ma-ma-ma!" called the small, blonde-haired girl from the back seat.

"Oh goody, she’s awake!" the young mother exclaimed in anticipation.

As her husband lifted their year-old daughter into his lap, Barbara prepared to introduce her little girl to root beer.




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