Welcome to the Sunday Photo Fiction challenge hosted by Donna McNicol
The challenge is to write a story based upon the photo in 200 words or less.
Photo courtesy of Artur Malishkevych
Joan and Joe watched the boat sail away across the bay.
Do you think they’ll miss us?
Enough to send a search party?
Oh yeah. The kids will see to that.
A second boat would be OK though.
How long do you think we’ve got?
Dunno. A month or so.
What? I can’t stay on this island for a month!
Why not? You said you wanted to get away from it all!
I haven’t got a change of clothes for a start!
We can go au naturel.
Joe! I am not hanging everything out for all to see!
All? Joan! It’s just the two of us here! It’ll be fun!!
FUN?? At our age? How many of those new pills have you taken?
With a twinkle in his eye, Joe turned to his wife of 43 years and said