I happily and confidently reestablish my strategic position, as I have hundreds of times. From this special perch, we are again committed co-conspirators, defending the highly treasured (if sea-slogged) Crabby Patty secret.
We are best friends and buddies. He listens to me. He hears me. He should act his age, but instead, gleefully joins in my juvenile jousts. Without a word, his smiles are heard and together we mount our offense.
He is “…amazing…” and Grandma finally surrenders, scooping out the spoils of this battle; ice cream cones. My Grandpa loves coffee ice cream.
I’m a vanilla man, myself!
In response to the Velvet Verbosity 100-word challenge (www.Velvetverbosity.com) Prompt: “Listen”.