It seems that everyone in Carding feels the same way that everyone in the country is feeling—tired, jittery, unfocused, and burdened by malaise.
It sure has infected Edie Wolfe and her friends Ruth Goodwin and Agnes Findley. When we left them last week, they were imbibing a bit of brandy in their coffee, a rather guilty pleasure for the three of them.
Then they decided to “do something” and the something turned out to be making macaroni and cheese. A good start in fighting malaise.
And before they knew it, an idea gelled in Edie’s kitchen.
So it’s a good that you showed up, right?
Tomorrow’s Chronicle is the last of a three-part tale. If you need to catch up, here’s a link to part 1 (Ordinarily) and then a link to part 2 (Red Zinnias).
If this is your first visit to Carding, Vermont, the little town at the center of my four novels, then welcome. If you’ve been here before, welcome back.
Here’s a sample of what’s in store for tomorrow.