Sunday, February 3, 2013

Robert Sargent visits the Kellers and Plumleys

As he stepped into his boat, Mrs. Keller invited him to return for supper one night and meet David. He vowed to do so, thanked her, and pushed off down the lake to visit the other neighbor, Joel Plumley. Robert steered the large pine bark canoe to within ten feet of their shore and hollered, “Hello, hello there, I’m Robert Sargent!” All was silent on this homestead. Hmm, he thought, must have gone down the lake. As he pulled back on the paddle maneuvering left, out of the corner of his eye, he saw a face peering out of a window; however, just as quickly, it disappeared. Hum, must have been the sun casting a shadow, he thought as he dug in his paddle and proceeded on down the lake.

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