Hello again. It’s definitely spring with daffodils bobbing yellow heads and hyacinths competing for attention. My sixth book ,The Catch,with Vanilla Heart was released Friday and I’ve been doing the happy dance ever since. What a thrill to see it available in print and e format.
And this week I’m introducing a new story to WEWRIWA.
Two seniors meet by chance at the Jersey Shore. Let’s see where this takes us.
excerpt in eight:
“Who’s taking care of you, little girl?” a deep male voice said.
My hackles went up and later I wondered what hackles were and asked the owner of the deep voice; he didn’t have a clue either.
I hurried across the hot sand to where my granddaughter, age five, sat on a blanket dimpling at a gray haired man with two little boys in tow and figured unless the stranger collected small kids for evil purpose, my little Patti seemed fine.
“Here’s Granny, my roomy cause Mommy and Daddy are on vacation to Mexico.”
“I’m Ralph Berg and these fine boys are my grandsons; Mike is four, Tony is six.”
“Hello, I’m Claire,” and I busied myself with straightening the blanket, sun chairs and clamping the umbrellas. Alone with my granddaughter for the first time on vacation at the Jersey shore, I applied sunscreen to a wiggling Patti, tied her purple hat in place and wished this Ralph person would leave the boys to play and move on. I’m a widow, for God sake, can’t he tell I’m in mourning from my black bathing suit?
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