Relaxation by Stealth.

Hickory Cottage By Hickory Cottage, 24th Apr 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The time had come for me to try again. To carry out my plan that was so often foiled. It seemed to always slip away as it was right at my fingertips.


With the stealth of a panther, I quietly slipped out of bed, wincing, as the springs groaned. Swinging my feet to the floor, I silently hoped the old, wooden floor would not squeak, as I tip-toed out of the room. Slightly out of danger, I stifled a deep cough that threatened to spoil my plans of escape. As swiftly as I could travel through the house quietly, I hurried into a far room, to expell the monstrous noise that erupted from my larynx. Over and over I coughed, finally finishing in a forceful "ahem!". I prayed that I hadn't been heard, as I crept back into the kitchen to fix the coffee I had been looking forward to for so long.

Almost there.

So far so good. I heated my water up in the microwave, opening the door before the time was up, so it would beep one less time. I quietly made the coffee, settled down on the couch with a book, and commenced to carry out my sinister plan. I began to read where I had left off, so long ago. The book drew me into its world one more time. I had begun to read the second paragraph, when a muffled, then sharp cry emerged from the bed which I had so stealthily slipped from. Alas! The child had awakened, and I put aside my coffee and my book to try again another day.


Children, Humor, Sleeping Child, Sneaky, Stealrh

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author avatar Hickory Cottage
I'm a homemaker, wife, and mom. I have too many hobbies to mention, but let's say, I'm artistic, crafty, and musical. As a writer, I'll generally focus on frugal living, but I'll write about anything.

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author avatar Karman's Kreations
25th Apr 2012 (#)

Oh I so remember those days. :) Grandmotherhood is a blessing.....

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author avatar Happyridge Creations
25th Apr 2012 (#)

You must have inherited that sneakiness from me, daughter. I believe I tried this when you were a baby too!!!!! I loved the story

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author avatar Pradeep Kumar B
25th Apr 2012 (#)

I like this story. Thank you.

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author avatar Val Mills
29th Apr 2012 (#)

Oh how I can relate to that. two paragraphs, one at a time :-)

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author avatar xphantoms
2nd May 2012 (#)

Like share article

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author avatar Funom Makama
2nd May 2012 (#)

I love this piece, thanks for the great share

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author avatar GV Rama Rao
25th Aug 2012 (#)

You have built up good suspense.

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