As told by Maureen
One summer morning I opened my front door to find, propped amongst the geraniums, a tiny white envelope. The elegantwriting on the front said: To Maureen Carlson - Dollmaker and Sculptor for the Pippsywoggins.
Maureen Carlson being me, I opened it immediately, reluctantly breaking the delicate wax seal as I did so. I could hardly wait to see what adventure the Pippsywoggins were planning! (For of course, I knew by the size of the envelope that it must be a message from a Pip.)
The message inside read:
Believing that play strengthens the
We, Mollie Suzanne and Gwendolyn
Tuesdays at 2:00 PM
No fees required.
Bring something scrumptious and a
story for sharing.
My work was going well, but I had noticed lately that my eyes were less alive, and my thoughts less sharp. Maybe I did need a good dose of Too-Up-Tight-To-Twinkle tea. Yes, I would be there. Would you like to come, too?
1997, 2006 by Maureen Carlson