64. Happy Distraction
When I got back to work the next Monday, Austin was close to going to Canada to work for the Church of Middaymorrow. Quinn was more convinced the Church was a cult. The two of them couldn’t stop arguing about it. Morgan’s husband was living in a motel, not with Morgan. Her son was supportive but her daughter was heartbroken. Jameston had served his second wife divorce papers.
Holton showed up fifteen minutes late with three kittens and a puppy from the animal shelter. Having animals in the center clearly violated the rules. I went up front to see how he’d gotten past Miss Rella. She had a kitten in her lap.
The group put aside their differences for half an hour or so until The Other Ken told Holton it was time to gather up the animals and take them back to the shelter. I thought he was smart to allow the distraction. They needed a little shot of happiness.
Today I’ll be grateful for happy distractions.
Time for a Change ©2017 by Ken Montrose
Time for a Change is a work of fiction. Any similarity between the characters and anyone you might know is purely coincidental.
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