The Transformation of Emmy-Dee’s Backyard – Christine Genovese – 1600 words (Commercial)
Emmy-Dee copes quite well with her widowhood. Her grown-up daughter keeps an eye on her, although she’s often busy.
When Emmy-Dee finds a plumber who deals efficiently with her leaking tap and then starts on her backyard, she’s delighted. Her daughter becomes suspicious and tries to interfere…
The Transformation of Emmy-Dee's Backyard
“I was just wondering…”
Bea’s tone wasn’t encouraging, but Emmy-Dee continued.
“Had you forgotten it was your turn to phone me this weekend?”
“Look, Mum. I was busy sorting out my paperwork. I’d probably have called you in a moment, if you’d given me a chance. Is anything wrong?”
“No. No, of course not.” Emmy-Dee attempted a little giggle. “I hadn’t heard from you for a while, you know. Last time you mentioned you might be coming down to see me.”
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