Look, ma! New Shadow Unit! Today brings "Hope is Stronger than Love," by Sarah Monette.
The Museum of the Free State of Franklin
Bell Creek, TN, November 2011
Everyone had had to bring a brown-bag lunch.
Patty's stepmother had grumbled about, What are we paying taxes for? the way she did whenever the school wanted her to spend money on Patty, and she'd provided baloney and French's Mustard on the whole wheat bread she bought because it was supposed to be healthier than white. Patty hated whole wheat bread, so she used the baloney to get as much of the mustard as she could and ate that.