Books [C. M. Deal Jr.]
“It's because you take her with you everywhere you go,” said Blanch from the kitchen.
“I intend to be a companion to my daughters. I want them to feel they can have a good time with their daddy.
“After I went to weaving I changed boarding places again. It was higher, of course, this time I went to the best place in town. About thirty boys boarded there. The service was fine and the meals good. But I got tired of it in a couple of weeks. The fact is, I missed my home and mother. I worked hard at home, mother did too, she was the backbone of our family; but she was never too tired or busy to sit down and talk things over with me. I could tell her anything and she always understood. A boarding house is all right for a place to eat and sleep, but there's times when you don't want to do either.
“I worked in number six a while; it was closed down and I was transferred to number seven; I been there ever since. I weave towels, sheeting, but that's not all they