Ann and Anna, (serial short story, Part 13): Interruptions

Inspiring Critical Thinking and Community via Books, Lessons, and Story

      …  Parts 12 (Gifts)11 (Punishment),  10 (Warmth),   9 (Found)8 (Lost)7 (Rock)6 (Believe), 5 (Naming), 4 (Home), 3 (Trust), 2 (Hope), and 1 (Nightmares) have posted on previous Sundays…

     During the time that we stayed in that place of respite, we always took our meals up in our room.  It had a small window very high up, and thus seemed safe enough from curious glances.  Though I gained steadily in strength each day, all the household, it seemed, hung on tender-hooks for my recovery.  We ate simple fare, whether due to my delicate condition, or to Mrs. H.’s lack of kitchen help, I did not know.  But we ate often, and the food was filling.  We knew we would need it for the journey ahead.

 

One morning, the doctor knocked…

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