By Betty MacDonald
Relates the fun and frustrations of existence on a fowl farm within the mountains of Washington.
summary: Relates the thrill and frustrations of lifestyles on a fowl farm within the mountains of Washington
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First Dede, who had perfect pitch even at two, sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” then Cleve, until his clarinet playing had progressed to solos, recited, then Mary and I played the piano. I would give a sweaty-fingered uninspired performance of my latest piece exactly as it was written and exactly as Miss Welcome had taught me even to the lowered wrists, high knuckles and leaning forward and pressing heavily on the keys for depth of tone. I always knew my pieces and never made a mistake but nobody cared, I could tell from the bored rattle of newspapers, nervous scraping of chairs, even snores, so audible during the long, long waits between notes required by the dramatic Miss Welcome.
Wailed Anne, as it streaked past, clackety, clackety, clackety, woooooo, woooooo, its lighted windows a ribbon of light in the rainy evening. “It’s a train, darling. A nice choo-choo train,” I told her comfortingly. She said, “It is not. ” To Anne all frightening things were Bojanes and Bojanes lived in Mickaboos, which were nailholes or tiny cracks in the floor. Now apparently Bojanes flew through the night inside fiery dragons. ” And I did. I shooed it around another curve and it went wooo-wooing off into the night, jerking its red tail lights along behind it.
I did not fly. I landed hard on the pile of straw and two tines of the hidden rake went through my foot. Mary and Marjorie, truly appalled by their carelessness, carried me all the way home. At least Mary carried me and Marjorie held up the handle of the rake. When we got home Mother called the doctor and while we waited for him I soaked my foot in a basin of hot Epsom salts and water and Gammy comforted me by saying, “Cheel-drun are nothing but savages. ” “Not both legs,” Mary said. ” I had been very brave up to this point but now I began to bawl.