We are now on part 29 of Charley’s story which in fact is centred around her mother Ellen.. who indeed needs to be centre of attention.. trouble ahead narcissism and motherhood do not go well together..
“Cora, I don’t want to talk to my mother. Call her and tell her to send that gal over with my girls. I want to see how these outfits look. Tell her I don’t have all day.”
“Yes, ma’am.” Cora ambled on downstairs. They ain’t no way she’s gittin’ her claws in them babies. She dialed directly into Charles’s office. “Miss Ellen told me to have Josie bring the babies over right away.”
“Thanks for calling, Cora. I’ll take care of it” Charles answered.
In about ten minutes Charles called Ellen. “Ellen Dear, Miss Geneva called me to check on the baby this morning. I just ran by. Ginny has a fever and may have chicken pox. They can’t go out, but I can pick you up to visit them if you want.”
“No! I don’t want to get exposed to chicken pox. My face might scar, besides, I’m…
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