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I believe it was on Valentine’s Day. The poor girl was so emaciated that the family decided not to have the usual visitation and funeral. Schubert’s in Indianapolis handled the cremation. ” “What an extraordinary way to die,” exclaimed Mary. The concept of deliberately depriving oneself of food was almost beyond her comprehension. ” “Certainly not,” replied Lucy sounding as offended as she looked. “If you want to know the truth, Peter blamed the girl’s obsession with her weight on that silly book Be Thin and Win, by that awful woman, Dona Deville.
She said, referring to the Sleepy Hollow Country Club. “Just you and me, Gin. No husbands, no kids, no grandkids, and no hassles. ” “I wish. Unfortunately, my work schedule is about as empty as Pesty’s food dish. ” Designer Jeans came into being some twelve-plus years ago as a cure for my midlife crisis, which was initiated by an empty nest and exacerbated by Charlie’s early retirement. According to JR, my junior partner, Designer Jeans is a viable business thanks to my brain and her brawn. “I didn’t go back to school, pass the National Council for Interior Design Qualification exam, and join the United Federation of Interior Designers just to end up competing with Abner Wilson and his grandnephew for jobs,” I grumbled.
Instead, the role of companion fell to Pesty, a pampered six-year-old Keeshond. With eyes as black as her nose, the pudgy pooch stared wistfully at the cottage’s back door. The warm, humid air had turned the little Kees’s black and silvery coat into an unruly mound of fuzzy fur. She literally looked like a wolf in sheep’s clothing. But, her “been there, done that” attitude indicated that Pesty was ready to trade the great outdoors for the great indoors. The opportunity to do so came when the shrill ring of the kitchen phone brought us both to our feet and into the house.