Let me first start by saying that I am family historian, one of those people who upon learning your last name will go home, open a database and see if we're related somehow. So this weekend, I received a death record and transcribed a labor contract between my Hathorn family and their former owners, also the Hathorn family.
This sparked an idea that took over the rest of the weekend and over 7000 words later, I have a project that will last into the next few weeks. So much for the outlining, I'd planned.
"He brought her thin fingers to his lips; a hint of the perfume he’d brought from Paris had mixed with a day’s work of cooking in the nearly empty kitchen and settled into her skin, sweet corn and lilies. Heaven would smell like this or he wanted no part of it."
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