Neither terribly verbal, nor terribly rich, they dreamed of settling in the Australian outback where they could be free to be together. Their scruples, however, prevented them from committing robbery or murder to earn passage.
They moved to Duluth, instead.
He found work wrangling boxes on the night shift of a grocery store, driving a glorified shopping cart, she as lead sled dog for an Iditarod hopeful. On New Year’s 2012, they toasted their success.
“Here’s to you, my little kumquat!”
Lifting her snout to the full moon, she howled in delight.
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2012)
Blast from the past , from Genre Shorties days on Gather.