PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields
The air was blue as he erected the tent. She poured him a drink and took the kids to the playground.
The pinched expressions on the boys’ faces evaporated as they enjoyed the freedom to be children.
“Time to go back,” she said eventually. Their faces clouded instantly.
“Dad’s having a snooze,” said the eldest, a note of relief in his voice, as he saw his father’s legs sticking out of the tent doorway.
She stretched her arms out wide, smiling as the tension left.
“I think Dad could be asleep for a while, let’s go and explore the beach.”
Word Count: 100
Written for Friday Fictioneers – a 100 words story based on a photo prompt. Hosted by Rochelle. Read the other entries here.