embarrassment and protested when Daddy stuck the clipping on the new refrigerator, but only halfheartedly, and she hadnt taken. Hello, Dorothy, the man said. Certainly, he was not someone she recognized, not one of her fathers friends from the village or any of the farmhands. The farmhouse was the only home shed ever known. The knife was a traditionit had cut every birthday cake, every Christmas cake, every Somebody-Needs-Cheering-Up cake in the Nicolson familys historyand their mother was a stickler for tradition.
Let them miss her a while longer; shed get to the stream when she was good and ready. That would be her, just as soon as she finished school. The smile slipped from her face. Details can be found under each event on the calendar. She could hear the distant whoops and squeals now, the faraway, watery sounds of summer by the stream. A teddy bear with an eye patch and a look of dignified tolerance keeps watch from his vantage point in the peg basket of a green laundry trolley.
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