April 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a silly sun story. Up north, “sun silly” is the energetic and playful response to returning sunlight. It could also be an April Fool’s jest, a silly story, or a reaction to spring fever. Be silly and write playfully! Go where the prompt leads.
‘What’s that?’ Mrs Smith asked looking up the hillside.
The realtor didn’t want to lose the sale as the Smiths had been so taken with the property which ticked practically all the boxes on their ideal home.
‘It’s a sun meter.’ she said frantically thinking on her feet.
‘Oh? I’ve never heard of one of those. How does it work?’
‘Depending on the number of bands lit up on the structure determines how hot and sunny the day will be.’
‘Nice try, Miss Stevens,.’ he laughed, knowing it was the watch tower from the football stadium in the next town.