O Once In Her Life Tell Your Mother She’s Beautiful

“My friend Tanya calls me and tells me that she’s read my story, the one I gave her to read, and that, furthermore, she has called her mother on the West Coast, in spite of the time difference. It’s ten in Peterborough, so only seven in Victoria, but since Tanya has been up since early with Phoebe, whom she is trying to wean, at least in the night, she calls her mom and reads her the story over the phone. The whole story, right out of Descant, where it is printed.”