not a pretty picture. not a good. not a bad. picture. but an argument.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

what remains after a little taste of sugar

"I was thinking. Remember the night I used our last sugar to make that batch of divinity, and dragged all the boys in after bedtime to eat it?"

"Kind of saved the day," Ray said. "Took the edge off ever'body." 

"Kind of left us starving for sugar, too..."  

from "Carrion Spring" by Wallace Stegner