don ashby

Mrs. Ashby: “I just had the most wonderful idea, Ester! You will come with me to the ball since my husband is ill. It will be my gift for you for a job well done.”

Ester: “But wouldn’t that be inappropriate. It’s an aristocratic ball after all.”

Mrs. Ashby: “Don’t worry, I will say you’re one of my friends from Willow Creek. And besides I’m not aristocratic, I only happened to marry a rich man and still we were invited.”

Ester: “I wouldn’t have anything to wear…”