Eric's BirthdayEric's Birthday2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
BB sat at her dining room table and tapped her fingers on the hard wooden surface. She looked rather impatient as her mother scurried around, putting her earrings in.
"Mooooooom." BB moaned, slumping over. "Why can't I go to Eric's house today??"
Her mother ran from the kitchen into the living room to grab her purse.
"I told you yesterday, dear!" She answered as she straightened out her blouse. "I have to go to the grocery store and run a few errands. You have to watch Brianna today!...Besides, you just got home from school! You haven't even done your homework!"
BB sighed and then laid her head down on the table.
"But Mooooooom." She whined. "It's Eric's birthday!"
Her mom stopped in her tracks. Suddenly, she zoomed down the hall and returned promptly with sweatpants and a t shirt on.
"WHO NEEDS TO GO TO THE STORE?!" She said, blood trickling down her nose. "WE CAN JUST ORDER PIZZA!!!" BB just stared awkwardly at her mother.
"WELL WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! YOU MUST SEE ERIC!!!" She ex