“I used to work for this young family just outside the city. They live in a dreamy cottage by the hill, where the birds sing their songs in the morning and cattle with names like Connie Francis lounge by the creek. It was idyllic if not for the…“
“Oh, I know them,” Diana interrupted. “I don’t know how he can stand her rude behavior. It gets me incensed every time.”
Anne nodded in agreement. “And he leaves most of the parenting of their gifted child in the hands of that boorish woman.“
Diana sighed. “I hope that kid could still grow up to be a high-quality person.” Both fell silent with their thoughts.
United in their resolve to leave the town for good, the two women continue with their task to clean the walls outside the house, for the last time.
Written for these prompts: Ragtag Daily Prompt (dreamy), Three Things Challenge (Been, Clean & Wall), The Daily Spur (song), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (boorish), Your Daily World Prompt (incensed), Jibber Jabber (quality), and Word of the Day Challenge (united).