The Sweet Success of the Single-Minded

Wedding Tower

The Sweet Success of the Single-Minded

100 words for Friday Fictioneers
Photoprompt copyright J Hardy Carroll

Candy was never going to put so much as a toe in matrimonial waters for herself. She even wrote a book “The Joy of Celibacy.” It didn’t sell well.

So she placed a miniature wedding tower on her office shelf, opened the business and hit her direct route to ease and opulence. Observing that kisses by candlelight often got composted soon after vows were exchanged, she remembered what dear mama said.      “Honey, there’s more than one way to skin a sucker.”

The office phone rang. One of Candy’s army of call handlers picked up.

“Lasting Love Marriage Bureau, good morning!”


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