Nothing literal today, just a spin-off. No axes to grind, just some good, funny humor. So, please : no comments about the seriousness of the environment, OK?
Jennifer Pendergast, whose writing always amazes us, continues to do so with this wonderful photo prompt. Thanks, Jen!
Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is the Queen of the Drones and invites you into the creative hive of the Friday Fictioneers.
Doc walked into the lab. “Achoo!”
The assistant turned his head. “Got the ‘sneezals’ today, Doc?”
He wiped his nose. “The one thing I hate about this job.” He sat down at the table, closed an eye and looked into the microscope. “Allergy season. No wonder.”
“Oh, I forgot to tell you, we have to do it the old fashioned way this morning.”
Doc sighed. “We can send a man to the moon and we have to … !” He adjusted his microscope.
Some thirteen hours later and Doc still counted pollen grains in the scope.
“1,771,361 … 1,771,362 … ah-ah-ACHOO … damn!”