Past Forward- A Serial Novel: Episode 11

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A Serial Novel: Episode
Eleven

 

 

 

Chautona Havig

 

Copyright 2012 Chautona Havig

 

This book is a work of fiction. The names, characters, places, and incidents are products of the writer's imagination or have been used fictitiously and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to persons, living or dead, actual events, locales, or organizations is entirely coincidental.

 

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All Scripture references are from the NASB. NASB passages are taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE (registered), Copyright 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

 

Contents

Copyright 2012 Chautona Havig
             
2

Chapter Seventy-Five
             
4

Chapter Seventy-Six
             
9

Chapter Seventy-Seven
             
15

Chapter Seventy-Eight
             
20

Chapter Seventy-Nine
             
24

Chapter Eighty
             
33

Chapter Eighty-One
             
37

Chapter Eighty-Two
             
41

Chapter Eighty-Three
             
48

Chapter
Seventy-Five
 

 


Hey there,

Chad

s voice murmured.

Willow shifted the phone to her other ear
,
smiling.
It was good to hear him sound so normal.

Did they decide when to let you go home?


Mom and
D
ad are packing a bag for me and then coming to get me.
They

ll drop me off at your house on the
ir
way home.
You sure you want to do this?
I could have
M
om bring the air mattress and sleep downstairs so you could keep your bed
.”


No, your mom wants to pamper you for a day or two
,
and I think that

s nice
.”

Chad sighed.
A week at Willow

s and no work.
It sounded like a vacation rather than doctor

s orders.

I can

t go back to work until Saturday.
I

m really leaving them shorthanded
.”


Well, you

re no good to them until you

re healthy
,
so I

m glad.
Besides, you work too hard anyway
.”


Says the woman who works mo
re than the rest of us combined
!

Muffled sounds filled Willow

s ears until Chad returned delighted.

They

re back.
I

ll see you in a while.
Make me some coffee?


As you wish,

she teased as she hung up the phone.
She hurried to the kitchen to heat the water and dumped the instant coffee
crystals
in his new mug.

As you wish,

she whispered once more.

 

 

 

Chad rested on his bed while Willow and Marianne worked on the spare bedroom.
Two hours earlier,
Marianne
had
jumped up from the floor
,
c
aught up in Willow

s vision,
and announced she was going to town
.

I need magazines.
I can

t see this without pictures.
You

ll have to show me what
you want
,
and then maybe I

ll understand
.”

Now they sat bent over half a dozen magazines
,
debating
the idea of
Willow

s old dollhouse as a focal piece in the room v
ersus
a bookcase filled with baskets of yarns.

If I go with the yarns, I

ll choose what I want to knit based upon what I think will look pretty in the baskets rather than based upon what I want to wear
, but…


I think we

ve been in here too long.
You can decide with fresh eyes later
.”

Willow
rose to go grab
her ball gown
from her room,
but Marianne stopped her.

I did get a couple of more magazines
—”


Why
didn

t you show me
?
Maybe



They

re not for decorating
,

Marianne
warned.


Well, what are they for then?

Looking sheepish
, Marianne pulled them from her suitcase.

Modern Bride
and
Brides
.
When I saw them, I couldn’t resist, but…”

Willow
took
one of
the large magazine
s and flipped through the pages.

Wow.
This is a lot of information.
Just to say
,

I do
?’”

Marianne sat on the edge of the bed and watched as Willow thumbed through both magazines.

I would have thought that this would be right up your alley.
I mean you love to create
;
you love beauty
.
I thought you

d be all caught up in creating invitations and guest favors, and planning dresses
.”
With h
er
voice laced
with disappointment
, she added,

I assume you

ll make your dress
.”

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