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55 - Cut-Rate

The sign promised nicotine and carbohydrate bliss, all at discount rates. His wife could nag him about nutrition and his doctor could lecture him about the evils of smoking, but what were a few extra pounds and the threat of future cancer, compared to this?

If only they sold cheap beer, it would be perfect.











About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words. If you've written a 55-flash, let The G-Man know!

9 comments:

Margaret said...

Is a wife's nagging really worth it? Them better be some good donuts!

February 21, 2013 at 10:07 PM
brandi said...

I would kill for a donut right now.

February 21, 2013 at 10:19 PM
G-Man said...

His other business is a Cancer/Weight loss Clinic.
Loved Your decadent 55 Ann.
Inspiration comes from the strangest places.
Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

February 21, 2013 at 10:53 PM
Alice Audrey said...

I hope the tobacco and donuts aren't mixed together. But then, that might cure him of both.

February 22, 2013 at 12:36 AM
izzy said...

Oh maybe your final wish will come true! most places try to be one stop
shopping now! thanks for the tale-

February 22, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Mama Zen said...

What Brandi said!

February 22, 2013 at 11:28 AM
Yvonne Osborne said...

Oh! This made me laugh!

February 22, 2013 at 12:05 PM
turtlememoir said...

haha! great post - if we must die, let us die happy?

February 22, 2013 at 12:46 PM
Rastaman said...

Ha ha ha, too funny.

February 22, 2013 at 5:42 PM