Minced beef

Normally we'd buy the meat at our local butchers, not at the supermarket. He even went up to the shops for it this morning. But when he came back he'd forgotten to get the meat -- AND he'd forgotten to pick up the dry cleaning….

I asked him what he HAD bought and he said "Just a couple of personal things at the chemist's." Then he went into his study for ages….

"Shopping List" A short hyperfiction
©2002 Helen Whitehead
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