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Waiting for Madame (and Still Waiting)

Tzipie Wolner

We were sitting around the dinner table when Monsieur Two-Meh-Two banged on the table with his fork. “So kids, who misses Madame Chamberlaine?” I jumped out of my seat. “Is she finally coming back?!” “I’m afraid so,” Monsieur said sadly.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

“Why are you sad about that?” Shuly asked. “Well, if she comes home then I need to leave. Someone has to help my poor great-aunt take care of her little inn.” We all stayed quiet. We had come to enjoy Monsieur Two-Meh-Two. He was loud and fun and always had ideas that were, well, kind of wacky. We continued eating our chicken and mashed potatoes. “Ooooh, you all suddenly got so quiet. Hey, je suis encore là!” “Whatever that means,” Akiva said. “I want you to stay, Monsieur.” “Wait, but you didn’t tell us, is Madame coming back?” I asked. “She sure is. Tonight. You all of course want to come to the airport, oui?”


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