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Jolly Solly

R. Atkins

The Faigelbaums were bundled up warmly in coats and hats, ready to leave. The trip would take a couple of hours at least, and it would be afternoon by the time they arrived. Since Efraim always took a long nap in the afternoon, things should work out perfectly…

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

At first, all went exactly as planned. They arrived at the meadow by the river, parked nearby, and oohed and aahed over the beautiful scenery. Efraim was sitting in his stroller next to Mrs. Faigelbaum, babbling busily to himself while she set up her easel. Mr. Faigelbaum positioned himself further away, scanning the skies through his binoculars. “Could you get Efraim to be a bit quieter?” he called to his wife soon after. “I think he’s keeping the birds away with all his noise.” Mrs Faigelbaum looked doubtfully at her son, who was waving his arms and legs about and loudly shouting “gorrah gorrah.

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