Jill: I’m heading out to the market, do you want anything?
Lill: I want cupcakes Jillian – not the fancies that look amazing but taste like recycled cardboard and glue, but real melt-in-your-mouth, stick-to-your-thighs cupcakes.
Jill: *Raises eyebrows*
Lill: I want the kind made with a five pound bag of icing sugar where the frosting is white and fluffy and the cake is soft and spongy; the kind that lasts two weeks after their end of shelf date; the kind in a resealable plastic tray sold in the supermarket bakery; the kind popular at children’s birthday parties; the kind that are topped with delicious morsels of sugar confetti…
Jill: Having a rough week are we?
Lill: How could you tell?
Jill: Your requests for confectionery are not usually made with such detail – it’s obvious the ask was premeditated.
Lill: *Sigh* They’ve been calling to me since Wednesday…