After the Phone Call

Susan walked into the room as Bob hung up the phone. "Who was that?" she asked.

"Oh, that was just Carla," Bob said.

"You didn't offer her some of our money?"

"Nah, though I am sure I will help her do something. This is great for everyone, including my sister."

"Just as long as we don't have to live in this dump anymore, I am fine with that."

"43 million dollars, Babe. We can do a lot with that. I finally get to spend some real time on my painting. We have the money and the time."

"Let me guess," Susan replied. "The biggest mural in California?"

"Yeah?" Bob asked with a confused look on his face.

"You talk about it all the time. Before it was just a what if. Now, it is a ... "

"Right Now!" Bob finished her sentence for her. When she frowned at him, he continued, "Well, not this very instant."

The doorbell ringed. Susan looked out. "There's a bunch of TV crew outside," she announced.

The End

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