99 Words #24 – Thankful

Where you headed?

Falls Church.

What’s taking you down there?

Family stuff. It’s home. Used to be anyway.

That so? Well, I’ve got a second cousin lives out that way, maybe you know her? Esme Whitmore?

Sorry, doesn’t ring a bell.

Really? She’s run a dance school out there for years.

Sorry.

Well, that’s alright, you been gone I guess.

Yeah.

So, you’re goin to see family then?

I… Yes. My mother, she had an accident.

Oh my. That’s terrible. She gonne be alright?

Yeah. She will.

Something to be thankful for at least.

Yeah. I guess you’re right.