A touchy real estate situation,
A scheduled performance for which she felt ill-prepared,
The upcoming holidays,
Not to mention a backlog of regular work,
And all those unexpected interruptions.
The thread slipped from her hand again. Good lord, was that more gunfire down the street? She found it hard to be creative in this rushing stream of consciousness.
But she had an idea – almost. She reached for it -- Alas! 99 words.