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Scarlett

  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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Scarlett stays to push

Scarlett was reticent to leave New York City for her semi-retirement in the country. After an exhilarating day at the publishing house, she returned to the city townhouse that Vesta’s aunt had given the girls. Scarlett called her country friends, … Continue reading

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Vesta

As president of the Federation of Music Clubs, Auntie went to a lot of parties.   And a big one came just before Vesta left New York for the rooming house.     They worked with Auntie’s tailor. They shopped … Continue reading

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Scarlett’s Apartment Hunt

This photo shop is VERY intelligent and beautiful: http://www.etsy.com/shop/thisisblaise Back in the city, Scarlett had downsized. Now Vesta was helping find her country retirement nook. Scarlett’s New York apartment was huge, intended for a family; the kitchen was also huge … Continue reading

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Vesta heats up

Auntie pressed something into Vesta’s hand. “Your uncle and I got this during one of our whirlwind trips.  It reminds me of carefree youthful days in love, and I want you to have it. Still in the city with Auntie, … Continue reading

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Scarlett Takes Off

Scarlett had had enough packing! She donned her travelling dress. She called the train station. She made a reservation. She packed her suitcase. This hip shop has great vintage luggage! http://www.etsy.com/shop/ValiseVisa Boxes, newspaper, dust! Scarlett had had enough packing. She … Continue reading

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Scarlett

“God dammit, Scarlett, you know you’re my right-hand man!  You love New York, you love the publishing house!  A raise?  Will a raise change your mind?  More vacation time to spend with your little spinster enclave in the countryside?  You … Continue reading

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