Martha’s Lilacs

When I met my neighbor ten years ago, she had on a hairnet, apron and gloves.  She was busy making candy for a craft sale.  Her name in Anne but I started to call her Martha.  It was a nickname that just stuck.  My son didn’t realize until he got older that Martha wasn’t her real name.

Advertisements

~ by sandy on May 19, 2010.

6 Responses to “Martha’s Lilacs”

  1. Do you know if she has given you a nckname, too?

  2. How come from Anne to Martha?

  3. Well, if these are her lilacs, she’s the neighbour you need.

  4. When I met my neighbor her husband called her *Wally* and I called her Wally for many months. Then one day someone called her Laura. And I thought, my Lord, I have called her by the wrong name all of these months. But as it was, that was her kid’s nickname for her. 😉 So I call her both now. Laura for serious. Wally for a friendly chat.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: