I participated in a writing meme this week with the The Red Dress Club, a writing group for women. The prompt was:

Write a short piece - 600 words max - that begins with the words,"This was absolutely the last time" and ends with "She was wrong." Have fun with it. Think outside the box. Don't go with the obvious.

This is based on a true story.

Remember that "Choose Your Own Adventure" list of post options I made a while back? This was one of the topics some of you voted for. I hope you enjoy.

"This is absolutely the last time I will ever travel without snacks," she thought to herself as she hit her stomach to distract from the hunger. Alexandra sat outside the Pisa airport with her three girlfriends, Talia, Lauren and Vonetta, with whom she had spent the past two weeks exploring the country of Italy.

They had all had a lovely time on their spring break discovering Italian culture and eating as much fine cuisine as their budgets allowed. They took photos, went to museums, shopped in Milan and Venice, visited Vatican City and viewed the preserved corpses of former Popes, there had even been a few wild and drunken evenings spent dancing and laughing and kissing beautiful strong-jawed Italian men, but that was all over now.

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