There are eccentrics and then there are eccentrics.
Some, such as Amos Handy, make a wonder out of being curmudgeonly. Mostly they just like to play at the appearance of gruff and strange because it keeps silly people at bay.
But others, such as Warren Eaton, don the trappings of eccentricity because they feel it gives them permission to be annoying and irritating.
As Carding’s town manager, Paula Bouton has to restrain herself from making loud eye rolls whenever Warren appears in the town offices.
Tomorrow will be one of those days. Why don’t you join us for the weekly Carding Chronicle to see what Warren wants this time.
You’re welcome to roll your eyes if you wish.
Welcome to Carding, Vermont where life always includes a dash of the unexpected. And you can find it any time, right here in the Carding Chronicles and in the four novels of Carding, Vermont, The Road Unsalted, Thieves of Fire, The Dazzling Uncertainty of Life, and Lights in Water, Dancing.
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