Scene in a Public Library

The scene – downtown public library, midday. Patrons are quietly milling about the shelves.

Enter mother and baby, who head to the “holds” area.  Another library patron is opposite, separated by a shoulder-height shelf.

Small baby lets out a loud, long, wet burp.  Then blows a raspberry.

Library patron gives mother a sidelong glance over the shelf, not noticing that she has a baby in a carrier, and quirks an eyebrow.

Mother snickers uncontrollably, grabs books, and exits stage right.

Oh, Joe.  Good think you’re cute!

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6 comments

  1. Sara says:

    Ha hilarious! Raspberries are the best 🙂 My friend was on the bus and was mistaken for a pregnant lady, even though she does not look preggers, she rubber her belly and took up the seat – sometimes what people don’t know won’t hurt them. They make for great stories!

  2. Gwen says:

    Oh my goodness! Too funny! And I’m sure there will be many more moments like this in your future!!! But maybe one day you’ll get to burp and blame it on Joe. 🙂

  3. Valerie says:

    This made me LOL! Mom says she wouldn’t have been surprised … she seems to recall an episode involving a loud belch, you, Sarah H., and Pastor Kinney @ church! Hahahha!

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