When not in use, it sits in a prominent place on the counter. That mug with the small chip in the rim. The chip makes drinking coffee dangerous. Every day, Callie narrowly avoids cutting her lip. Her husband smiles at her over the rim of his pristine mug. He'd never suggest she replace it. The worn photo of Callie as a child with her younger sister saddens him as much as it does his wife. The Mother's Day mug is filled with the ghosts of Callie's lost family.
For those who are coming to this page wondering why I'm writing these little flash fiction stories, here is the beginning post along with the other challenge days. The prompts come from One-Minute Writer.
Tomorrow is the last day of my personal writing challenge!