Angelica’s had enough of this place.

Everyone is too nice, nothing but sweetness and light. Really, an occasional puzzled frown or heartfelt tear wouldn’t go amiss. And the music – please! All that la-la-la-ing is getting old fast, not to mention the blasted harp night and day. Oh for a bit of birdsong, or better yet, sweet silence!

She’s so not into the food. Milk and honey, blech. How about a tall stack of blueberry pancakes? Most of all, she misses the feel of fresh earth beneath her feet. Whose fool idea was it to pave the streets with gold?

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1 year ago

Brought a smile to our faces, especially when we looked back at the character’s name. Fun story, with a lot of truth to it!

Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
2 years ago

Angelica – a very appropriate name. I’d much rather have birdsong and a bit of grass beneath my feet. Great story.

Christer Norrlof
Christer Norrlof(@christer-norrlof)
2 years ago

I love the sense of humor, especially as there is a good amount of truth behind it. A heavenly well written story!

Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe(@eric-radcliffe)
2 years ago

I’m glad that I’m not a millionaire too Fuji. It rings of everything that is touched turns to gold. Give me a taste of the every day things. I enjoyed reading this Fuji.

Linda Rock
Linda Rock(@linda-rock)
2 years ago

I too loved the humour in this Fuji. Poor Angelica, heaven certainly seems more like hell to her.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
2 years ago

O Angelica, what an angelic name. I am happy that I am not rich, I am enough with my simple living, or else I will be a fool thinking to pave the streets with gold.

Santina Forlenza
Santina Forlenza(@santina-forlenza)
1 year ago

Hi Fuji, I like Angelica’s personality 🙂 She looks for genuine things, yes? Even gold, if too much, is too much! Thanks for this story.

Katy Bizi
Katy Bizi(@katy-bizi)
1 year ago

How I agree with you, Fuji! I’d take an average life over a rich one any day. Without hardships and the less perfect things in our lives, we wouldn’t have a reason to desire more. We would be without a goal, without a reason to move on and thrive.

Thompson Emate
Thompson Emate(@thompson-emate)
Reply to  Katy Bizi
6 months ago

This is word on the marble, Katy.

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