Sunday, August 7, 2011

Magpie 77









Summer Evening, Edward Hopper, 1947


" I know Marie, it will be hard on us,
for me to be so far away during the week.
But we talked and talked about it
and this is the only we can save the house...
and it won't be that long before my Mother can come
stay and help you out..."

9 comments:

Brian Miller said...

ugh, tough decisions for sure...tried being away during the week..did not work for me...

Martin H. said...

She doesn't look too happy at the prospect of mother coming to stay.

Mama Zen said...

Yikes! Mother's coming?

G-Man said...

Thats the way it used to be..
Nice story Izzy...G

Erratic Thoughts said...

This is such a unique take on the promtpt..nicely done :)

120 Socks said...

Good - very good - and wondering whether that last line was a welcome or unwelcome comfort!

The Cello Strings said...

so well put.
smiles.

Steve E said...

"...you will get to know and 'love' mother! I just believe that!" ;)

Helen said...

What a downer for the pretty young thing ... she's going to be singing the mother-in-law blues!