The Corsage

Start at the beginning of this story: Ties. Read Part 2 of this story: The Jitters. ++++++ PART 3 ++++++++ "Oh, Nelson, there you are," Minnie said, as if he'd been hiding from her all morning. She held out the corsage for him, and he took it. "Good morning, Mrs. Wilson." "I thought it would be nice …

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The Jitters

The first chapter of this story can be found here: Ties. +++++ The sedan sputtered because of the series of divots the spring storms pounded into Potter Road. He'd need to check the suspension before setting off for Indiana later. But once Nelson had passed the Conoco station and turned left onto Dillon, he heard the …

Ties

Flushing, Michigan May 1934 Nelson remembered to slow down before he came up on the Wilson's house. He swerved between the patches of loose dirt to avoid kicking up dust. Starting this particular day out with dust on his clothes wouldn't bode well for what was to come. He drove his Ford dressed in his finest clothes—a …