Photo Credit: Cathal Mac an Bhethea via Splash
Every day the old man sits near the door outside the store. Most of his days and time are garnered answering questions about the store’s quality meats and today’s special.
One day the old man was overheard answering a young lady inquiring whether turkey was the special for today. He replied, “ma’am, there’s no today’s special.” The woman looked puzzled.
The old man explained, “the bright red sign is a reminder when crowds dropped in to buy “quality meats.” This store and others like it have been closed many decades.
Response to the Three Line Tales photo challenge (a variation from the typical 3 lines 100 word count)