Moral Monday’s Flash Fiction: Off Her Feet


Thank you to Nortina from the blog Lovely Curses for hosting this prompt. This Monday’s moral is: “Blood is thicker then water.”

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“Come on Arryn. This is our annual vacation since we’ve been eighteen-years-old. You have to come to Phoenix.” Harley begged.

Arryn loved golfing, drinking beer, and the various sport’s games he and Harley usually attended on their trips. But Lisa was eight-months pregnant and Arryn wasn’t comfortable leaving her alone all day. The Doctor said Lisa should stay off her feet and Lisa seemed to ignore this particular instruction.

“Harley,” Arryn said, “I think this isn’t the best time for a holiday.” Harley scoffed. “I knew you would back-out. Lisa isn’t dying, she’s pregnant.”

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I'm a Canadian girl who loves the local sports scene. The NHL and CFL And recently, some NFL games. Also, I’m into hatha yoga, walks in the river valley; drawing and painting, makeup, hairstyles, and the beauty niche. Also, I enjoy learning about improving my writer the other topics in seminars, classes, TED Talks, and podcasts. I’m a casual Freelance writer and worker. Both on various subjects of academia in the humanities, social sciences, business, arts, and architecture. I’ve also freelanced blog in beauty, health, skincare, and related topics. I’m an excellent researcher in most any subject. I’m also a freelancer of a different kind for a company called Givergy. Moreover, I love dogs and love hanging out with my friends and family whenever I'm able. I enjoy spring, summer, and early fall when the weathers warm and there are many festivals and activities occurring. I'm also a writing fanatic. Check-out some of my published poetry on www.spillwords.com. I’ve been published on other literary sites, as well. Recently, I had a short story published in a Cinderella Anthology, Cinderella Reimagined. It’s available here: https://www.amazon.com/Cinderella-Reimagined-Anthology-Retellings/dp/1979701970/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1523903011&sr=8-1&keywords=cinderella+reimagined If you need to contact me or are a blogger/writer or a blogger for a cause and are interested in being Interviewed, please visit my ‘contact page’ at the top of my blog.

19 thoughts on “Moral Monday’s Flash Fiction: Off Her Feet”

  1. Harley’s such a dick. That’s probably why he’s not married. Arryn’s my kinda guy. And while I don’t have any kids, I bet if you ask any mother, they’ll tell you, being pregnant feels like dying! 😀 Another great story, Mandi.

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    1. Thanks Nortina. I have a bit of experience hearing ‘details’ of pregnancy from friends. I’ve heard the last month is very uncomfortable and pretty much most women feel, they would just like to get it over with already! Thanks for your thoughts. I don’t think Harley is so bad, I think he doesn’t have a wife/longtime girlfriend and doesn’t understand how that changes a friendship. Suddenly, they’re your family and your bros shift to bros at certain times only : D

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      1. Haha, yea. Harley’s still enjoying the single life & doesn’t have time to settle down. He’ll learn eventually. Then Arryn will be the one harassing him about going out for beers while his pregnant wife is one bed rest, haha!

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