Okay! A slight pause in the proceedings of the morning. An experiment with present tense for a memory. I'm hoping it isn't too absolutely confusing. Part of the great challenge of this part of the book, and it will keep coming back, is that she is a character alone, but her inner life and inner dialogue is quite complex and skips around in time.
It feels good to be immersed. Damn holidays! Next year let's blow them off completely.
I'm eating Ms Jane's delicious lemon meringue. Oh hoh. My little wife, she is evil with her sticky desserts.