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Velma’s Outreach

Scarlett had returned to New York; Velma stood in line at the bakery for a cup of tea and a sweet. The beautiful young woman behind her in line smiled.  Velma did a double-take; the woman had her hand on … Continue reading

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Velma Nods Off!

Back at the rooming house, Velma and Vesta unpacked and resumed their routines.  Velma happily returned to the library, where the all-female volunteer group pulled together to re-organize the travel section.  Satisfying, fun, exhausting! The next day Velma gathered up the stack … Continue reading

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Vesta Gives Her Two Cents

“Are you girls here to look at real estate?” The young man peered into the old Model A at the three spinsters.  “Girls?” Vesta sputtered in disgust, “girls!?”  She pushed open her door and rose majestically, dressed to kill. “Girls, … Continue reading

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Vesta Takes Off

Vesta was ready!  Her bag was packed and stowed in the trunk.  She was just waiting for Velma.   She’d adopted the friends’ custom of exchanging little tokens at each meeting.  Vesta had always given grudgingly, rolling her eyes at … Continue reading

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Velma makes a match

She plucked a white chair from the front porch.  In the garden she made a spot in the lavender and just dumped all her yarn on the flagstones.  Onlookers would think her mad, surely.  She undid half-finished projects in the … Continue reading

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