Tag Archives: elegance
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
Vesta found the note telling her that Velma was at Susan’s. Vesta scowled, just a little. Vesta went to her room. She took off her new dress. She unpacked, bathed. Then she set off to find her friend and tell … Continue reading
Susan was getting big. But she got to Velma’s party and sat. She knew Velma, who doted on Susan and her belly. She was surprised to meet Scarlett, with her splashy pumps and short dress — how different she was … Continue reading
Velma twittered around getting everything ready. She had been inspired by an old friend’s tradition of hosting an annual twelfth night party. Velma laid the table in the rooming house’s guest dining room. She made her Gram’s famous 7-layer … Continue reading
Vesta drove Scarlett back to the country, then quickly went along to visit friends in Oxford. It was overcast; in memory, Oxford was always overcast. Jean was lecturing. They hadn’t seen each other since his impromptu proposal.
The girls were back from the city! Velma was excited to tell her friends about Susan, her new coffeeshop acquaintance. She hustled around, dressing in her favorite top, getting Scarlett’s housewarming gift ready…a healing heat pillow … Continue reading