Not A Good Start

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The couple walked up to the gate.  Josh stooped down and was messing with the padlock on the gate.  Mary let out a sigh and said, “What are you doing now, it is cold out here?”

“Just be patient.  I have to finagle the lock and then the honeymoon begins.”

“Wait, you don’t have the key? WHAT ARE YOU DOING?  Breaking us into this mountain hideaway?”

Josh flashed her a grin and said, “Only the best for my baby.”

“No way, I am not going to start my marriage with a B and E on my record.  Take me home.”


(100 words)

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – finagle