The House

  • “How many hours more? Around two aboard the plane, nice. Maybe a 45 min baggage claim. Let me see, 2+45 equals 2 hours with 45 minutes. Is not that bad, could be much worse, I know, it could be much worse.” As he rests his head on the headrest, rain blurs the scenery outside, what it seemed like a stroll above the clouds a few minutes ago, now looks like driving a flat truck through a bumpy road at full speed.
  • Trey Jackson was well on his way to leaving McGee Chalmers, LLP. And he knew it. None of the MC partners had told him that yet, so perhaps, arguably, he didn’t technically ‘know.’ And it wasn’t something he wanted to do. He liked most of his colleagues, and he needed the healthy paycheck.
  • The adventure of a lifetime was at its end. I glanced at the broken snow globe that had traveled with me across six continents. A formation of hand-crafted rocks surrounded a clear resin pond, at the center of which rested a half-submerged chest of painted gold coins and glass jewels. On the chest stood Bonnie, my pirate ballerina, en pointe. From her striped socks to her captain’s coat to the tricorn cap perched atop her head, she was every bit the graceful dancer and daring swashbuckler.
  • The billabong is frozen. That much is abundantly clear. What is not known is how — it is summer, the minimum temperature last night was 25 degrees centigrade. The billabong should not be frozen. A group of local youths discovered it first, went to the surface to see for themselves.
  • 2 I want to go home. Instead, I sit in the high back chair next to the window, looking out at the small duck pond. It’s the last thing before the woods, just past the little green shed, but it’s frozen this time of year and all the ducks have gone south without it. Two months have passed since the first snowfall, five since Mr. Adad’s dog went missing, and fourteen since we first got here.
  • Previously, in Part 4 Part 5: I was amazed to be in this little place. Location: Middle of Nowhere. Little houses all in a row, seven on this street, the same on the next. Then a “Main Street” road, with a convenience store/gas station, and a miniature school building, and one more road, more like a cul-de-sac, with three slightly bigger houses.

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