By Theodora Kroeber
Frontis. + xi + 292 pp. with various illus., octavo.
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The bar vagrant retracted to his stool and moments later, still agitated, Madison returned to the table. 47 Through Hazel Eyes “Sorry it took me so long. The bartender was pretty busy,” Madison said as she returned the pitcher to the center of the table amongst the fresh plate of appetizers. Phil slid over to make room for her again, and when she sat down he filled her mug. She was ready to go home, but decided that since she was already out and dressed up, she would give it awhile longer. “Olivia was telling us about this Michael creep who’s following you.
Olivia smacked her hand to her forehead. ” “Missed who? ” Madison asked. “Michael, that’s who. He just won first place for his age group. ” Olivia gestured toward the stage. ” “Oh my god, Olivia, he’s just another runner. He’s allowed to enter and, dare I say, even win a race. ” “Fine. But, if I see him around us one more time, I’m asking him what his deal is,” Olivia insisted and munched down on her bagel. “Go ahead. ” Madison shrugged and got up to throw out her garbage. They finished cleaning up and headed back to the car.
Madison fingered the handle of her empty mug. “Geez, you must’ve been hauling,” Phil added. ” With that, she and the empty pitcher headed back through the crowd toward the bar. Leaning against the edge of the heavily-glazed wood bar, she waited for the bartender, but the only immediate attention she received was from a middleaged man sitting on the stool to her left. His voice slightly slurred as he inched toward her and introduced himself as Roger. He was tall and thin with dirty blond hair that matched the tuft of hair on his chin.
Alfred Kroeber: A Personal Configuration by Theodora Kroeber