Fall crept through the country. Traveling with winter dread. Scarlett needed a trip to the city. She packed a favorite dress and told Auntie to expect her at the townhouse. … Continue reading
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The table was set. She’d said she had some news. Susan looked for Velma. The baby crawled in the grass nearby. After this picnic everything would be changed. … Continue reading
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She didn’t know what to expect. She wore her power suit. In it, she was unflappable. His face held 25 years of emotion. Susan was his last, best gift from Vesta. Love sustained. Vesta wept. Finally.
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He was very good to her. It was his birthday. She got her gifts together and tucked cash in the card. Scarlett took care of her service providers.
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The news was, of course preposterous. Not just that her friend had a daughter, or that nobody knew about the daughter. But the daughter was… brown and recently came to town and was Susan. Velma wanted Susan for her own … Continue reading
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They settled in now that Scarlett’s project in New York was finished. They had tea at 3 every day. Sometimes in the evenings they would dance.
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Stitch. “I think you two would like each other” Stitch. “if you spent more time together.” Stitch. Vesta doubted it, and her face said so. Stitch. Velma’s perfect collar felt tight. Stitch. She didn’t usually press. Stitch. But … Continue reading
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