Jack Mowed My Yard
Date: 12/28/2017, Categories: Straight Sex, Author: CommunicationDirectr, Source: LushStories
I live in an older neighborhood in a large wood framed house built, I think, around 1910. I bought the house as a fixer-upper, but being a single mom, I didn’t realize what I was getting into. I was working two jobs, one as a sales assistant at a local department store and the second tending a bar at a local tavern, after getting off from the first job. Often times, all I felt like doing when I got off at 2:30am, was going to bed and sleeping. I woke one morning about a week ago and went out to check the mail. It was a Tuesday, my one day off and my one day to catch up on things. In the mail I found a notice from the city code compliance officer that I was going to be fined $100 if I didn’t mow my weeds. I was infuriated. Does the city not realize I am a hard working mother? I looked at my yard. I didn’t even have a mower and the guy I had paid to mow it every week, hadn’t come back in two weeks. I looked at the note from the city. I had a week to either mow or pay the fine. That evening, I dressed up and decided to just ignore everything. Samantha, my brilliant fourth grader, was spending the night with a friend. “Oh momma,” Samantha said to me as she saw me applying my eye shadow. “Do you have a date?” “No,” I replied, “But I’m just going to go out and have a good time.” “You look so pretty,” Samantha told me. She knew how to brighten my day. Brenda was my best friend. She had a fourth grader as well. Her and Samantha were very close. Brenda knocked on the door as I sat ...