“Dear, the idea is to hang the lights,” Yvette said.

Victor groaned. “Just get the ladder, please?”

Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break.

Welcome back to Tuesday’s Tale, a weekly feature where we collaborate to write a story. Previous Tuesday’s Tales include Gobble-de-gook and I Can Haz Hairball. We follow the basic rules of the “Yes, And” improvisational game – accept everything written so far as part of the story, and add your own paragraph (or so) where the last addition left off – except you needn’t begin your addition with “Yes, and.” I’ll start the story….

Yvette tried to move it into position. “Lift your legs.”

“Don’t knock me off!” Victor warned.

“I kinda have to put it where your feet are,” Yvette said.

Zoe heard the commotion, came out to look, and turned “Da-a-a-a-a-a-ad!” into a seven-syllable word.

Yvette shook her head and mouthed: “Not now.”

Zoe winked and put on the most sincere face a 15-year-old could manage. “Need some help?”

“What’s going on?” Will asked as he came out. He looked up. “Oh geez. Dad?”

“Why don’t you kids call Grandma and invite her over to join the fun?” Victor grumbled.


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