Chapter Six, Christmas With Mrs. White, Part Two
by Lulabelle Gimlin
The light supper Mrs. White referred to was the biggest meal Lee had ever seen. "That sure is a lot of food," the boy cried as he ran ahead of the women, little Livie racing after him equally delighted.
"Lee!" commanded Polly. "Livie! I'll not have you running in Mrs. White's lovely home! You both know better than that!"
"Oh it's no worry," said Esther. "The Mrs. and I are glad to see your children enjoy themselves, isn't that right, Mrs. White?"
"It certainly is," she smiled. "But Polly is a good mother trying to teach her children how to behave in company, so we must support her in laying down some rules for her youngsters."
Then she turned to Livie and Lee, her eyes twinkling as she said, "You two know Santa Clause is coming here tonight, don't you?"
Freda Brings Escape From Pig Hill To The Haven Fridays at 6 am* In Local Voice
In her first life, Freda has recently written and published a novel. The new book, Escape From Pig Hill, is first being published in serialized form on her other site. Fridays, in Second Life, she is sharing the whole book in live performances at The Haven. The tale is told at 6 am* each Friday and Freda will be back to read more every Friday until the story is complete.
Freda, this year's AVI choice winner in the spoken word and drama category, has been reading and writing her work in Second Life and other virtual worlds for many years now. In her first life, she is the author, Stephanie Mesler, whose books include Love Lines, Ermengarde The Expansive and Adventures and Confessions of a Fat Lady Who Sings. Mesler is a former college instructor who lives in Florida with her partner, her daughter, a fat tabby named Grace, and Rex, the Jack Russell Terrier who is the inspiration for her upcoming ch…