In the Good Ole Summertime

Avatar Author: April Raines Strong silent type, except when talkative. Mother, wife, writer, teacher, gamer, geek. Living. I am currently writing two online serial novels at April Raines' Storybook Corner. A dark fantasy called _The Shadows of... Read Bio

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. It’s the dash of Kahlua that does it. Cold, refreshing, ice cream, and alcohol; what more can you want?

They’d been inside watching the game, don’t ask me which one, I really don’t care, but when the blender started I saw their heads turn.

“Hey Katie,” Shawn asked, “whatcha making?” His pale freckled face was burnt and peeling across his nose. It looked so cute.

“My fabulous milkshake, of course!” I responded, grinning. Shawn grinned back, and I felt my heart thump.

“You know,” Troy spoke up, turning toward Shawn, “they make awesome milkshakes down at Le Milk Shoppe. And they don’t just use Kahlua.”

And with that the conversation turned to the excellent nature of Le Milk Shoppe’s milkshakes. And they were saying, ’it’s better than yours’, but without the words.

The blender stopped, and I pulled the jug off. “Well fine, then,” I growled, “you go to Le Milk Shoppe. I’ll be in the backyard with my milkshake!”

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  1. Amj Lone Writer

    LOL. I like the way you used actual milkshakes!

  2. Avatar Textual Phoenix

    Aw, man. Now I have to go somewhere that has milkshakes. And I’m getting off work and going for breakfast!

    Thanks, April Raines! :-D

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    Milkshakes are yummy. Great use of a literal one! I love how she loves the guy, but they are so macho and inconsiderate when grouped together..

  4. Avatar Nancy

    Love the fact that you didn’t just use the song — this is really good.

  5. Avatar OrangeOreos (LoA)

    Milkshakes = win!

  6. Avatar April Raines

    blushes Apparently I’m old and out of the loop. I had no idea they were song lyrics.

  7. Avatar penguincaptain

    You go girl! If the silly boys want to talk about how great the other milkshakes are, being completely inconsiderate, then they should go and leave you be! Great entry!

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