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Bud Grossmann’s
Words of the Week
for the Week of
December 3, 2017
Previously unpublished fiction.
© 2017 by Bud Grossmann.
All Rights Reserved.

Women Negotiating to Trade Their Shoes (2017)
  Women Negotiating to
Trade Their Shoes (2017)

© 2017 by Bud Grossmann


When his wife, Celeste, began to
recuperate following the surgical
replacement of her bone-on-bone
left knee, David Fischer, age 68,
a lackadaisical housekeeper in
Fjord, Wisconsin, installed, over
the rear glides of her plain-Jane walker,
a pair of tennis balls that had lost
their bounce but not their fur.

Fischer and spouse soon began to
notice that the tennis balls not only
prevented scuffs on the hickory
hardwood floors of their home,
but also accumulated an unending
supply of lint and hair, seemingly
more efficiently than vacuum, broom,
or mop.  Fischer was delighted.
“Darlin’,” he said, “don’t stop!”

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