1097. A long bus trip
© Bruce Goodman 21 July 2017

Clarence was what might be called “orderly”. He would rise at 7 minutes past 6, feed the cat, prepare the evening meal, shower, get dressed for the daily drudgery, have breakfast, and then drive the 1 hour 10 minutes in his car to work. He always followed the same pattern.

Tomorrow morning was going to be different. His car had a flat battery. For once he would have to take the bus to work. He thought he had better start earlier because the bus took longer than the car.

A curse on the breaking of a regular schedule! He boarded the bus and the 90 minute trip began. Then Clarence remembered something. He hadn’t had a pee.

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