Sunday, November 22, 2015

5. Peer Pressure
The next day I was on my laptop at home, working against a deadline.  The dog curled up next to me on the couch.  She put her head on my leg, went to sleep. 
“You’re a bad influence,” I said to her as I scratched her ear. “I gotta finish this today.” A sunbeam hit the back of the couch.  Our cat stretched out behind me, warm against my neck.  He purred briefly before going to sleep.  Before I knew it, I was asleep as well.  Peer pressure can be subtle and pleasant.
Today I will beware of peer pressure in any form.
Sober Not Somber © 2015 by Ken Montrose

(Just a reminder: Sober Not Somber is a work of fiction.  Any resemblance to anyone you might know is purely coincidental.)

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