Mirador de Colom

“Of course, he knew the world wasn’t flat. You don’t think Columbus was a moron, do you?”

“No. But our hist—”

“Our history teacher was a moron.”

His eyebrows shot up at that. Then he snickered. “I suppose he was.”

“Stand over there and smile. And don’t fall in the Mediterranean.”


“Put the phone away for a second. You’re going to walk over the edge.”

“Oh … yeah.” He put his cell away with a frown. Like something got amputated without anesthetic.

She tapped her chin. “Say…”

“What now?”

“Speaking of morons …who decided Columbus should be pointing due south?”

(100 words)

Picture is copyright by Dee Lovering.


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