Gerald was jolly as the truck’s cab bounced along; his fingers wrapped around the wheel like wreaths.
“Good news,” Gerald opened, “The wife said I could go to the fights.”
“That’s cool she gave you permission,” Robert shot back with a smile. “But, seriously, if I get you in, please don’t cancel.”
Gerald then asked, “Did you hear MMA will be in the Olympics next year?”
“Nice! I was fixing my car and missed the announcement.” Robert also shared, “I’m starting Jiu-Jitsu lessons today.”
Robert observed the possibility of yet another escape from the house twinkle in Gerald’s eye.
Word Count: 100
Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/10/25/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-39/.
Prompted from Your Daily Word Prompt at: https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2020/12/17/your-daily-word-prompt-jolly-ydwordprompt-december-17-2020/.
Prompted from MMA Storytime’s Word of the Day at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/12/17/mma-storytimes-word-of-the-day-cancel/.