Life in progress

153. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right


Wednesday, January 31st, 5:00pm
Phil (and Fiona)


Phil sits at the window. Fiona takes the seat beside him.

Fiona: Man is it a chilly one out there.

Phil: (glances at her briefly) It is.

Fiona: You could catch the flu on this bus faster ‘n you can say Jack Frost.

Phil: That’s true.

Fiona: Better ‘n drivin’ a car though.

Phil: (turns to her) Why do you say that?

Fiona: I had a car once. Had a bad accident ‘n tore up my leg somethin’ fierce. Even my hip ain’t never bin the same since.

Phil: Hmph.

Fiona: Can barely walk now.

Phil: Huh.

Fiona: Yep, we’re lucky we don’t drive no cars.

Phil: The flu can be pretty bad too.

Fiona: (thinks for a moment) At least you’s got ’bout a week to say goodbye to y’ur loved ones though. Car accident (snaps fingers) jes like that. Over. Done for.

Phil: (smiles ruefully) Thank you for that.


Next stop: Thursday, February 1st, 6:00pm

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Author: Linda G. Hill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

5 thoughts on “153. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

  1. A whole lotta truth in this episode.


  2. Where do you come up with these gems? Or is it my weird sense of humor that likes them so?


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