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Velma blushes

Sweet friend had decorated. “I don’t know when your birthday is!” She handed Velma a gift. Velma opened it hotfaced. “You taught me that a woman’s home is her castle.” Tears. Smiles. Hugs. Advertisements

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Susan

Susan was happy. The baby was happy. She’d been informally adopted by Velma,who came once a week to make tea, rock the baby, and send Susan to soak in the tub. Still. When she slept she dreamed of the mother … Continue reading

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Scarlett returns

Scarlett rushed from the train to Velma’s party.   They had agreed on a modest gift swap so she came with gifties in hand.         While in the city, she had picked up a darling handbag for … Continue reading

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Vesta’s gifts

  Vesta was a singleton through and through.   She loved it.   This year as the winter holidays came around she was surprised shocked to find she had folks to shop for. Folks she wanted to shop for.   … Continue reading

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Scarlett rushes off to New York

Scarlett packed for a trip to New York. Popped on her favorite hat and coat. She ran two blocks for the train. On the train, she arranged her handmade cherry lariat– a gift from Don when she left the publishing … Continue reading

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Vesta

Auntie had lots and lots of jewelry. She’d given Vesta several jewelry boxes and told her to take what she wanted. Auntie also had exquisite, eclectic taste. Velma chose a few items and put the box away. She would think … Continue reading

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Vesta Sweeps In

Living a fairly sheltered life in New England, Vesta had learned as a young academic how to be a good guest and subsequently had made use of others’ couches, guest rooms, and makeshift lodgings in barns and garages all over … Continue reading

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