“For God's sake Norm what are you doing with those peanuts?”
“I’m training the squirrels to follow the path of the peanuts. Eventually they’ll come right into the house.”
"I don’t want those dirty things in my house!”
“Oh don’t be silly Diane they’re not dirty, they’re cute.”
A week later, Norm and Diane were sitting in the family room having a coffee. Diane didn’t notice that the screen was ajar. Then she saw it, a squirrel was crossing the threshold. She let out the loudest scream.
“Norm I told you no varmints in the house!”
Norm just giggled.
This post is for a Flash Fiction challenge by +Charli Mills over at Carrot Ranch. This weeks challenge was to write a 99 word (no more, no less) story that includes squirrels.