Five Days and Counting

Dialing…881631530…for the fifth time in a row.


Finally! The long-awaited answer.

“What are you doing?” I ask G.

“I’m driving the boat home,” he answers.

“What were you doing?” I ask.

“Bringing in the last of the halibut,” he replies.

“Where are you?”

“In between Yakitat and Sitka.”

“When will you be home?”

“I expect to be home on the 11th.”

“Well, I was worried when I couldn’t get in touch with you,” I say.

“You have to not worry, hon. Everything is fine, just like it always is.”



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