This week’s word on the 100 Word Challenge is
“Ssshhhh…they’ll hear you!” I whispered. She placed a chubby hand over her mouth as we tiptoed forward. We heard the rustling of paper and the sharp zzzzzziiiiip of curling ribbon in between our quiet steps across the pine floor.
The floor creaked and we froze in our tracks, holding our breath and listening before daring to creep forward again. Finally, we reached the door and ever so carefully, I placed my hands next to the old-fashioned door knob.
“Well…..” she questioned, as I put my eye to the peephole to peer inside the locked room. “Can you see our Christmas presents?”