By Rita Mae Brown
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Her influence on Jeep, Enrique, and the ranch remains as she remains in the hearts of all who knew her. Daniel Marks—Jeep’s other life partner died in 2001. Dan flew fighters in World War II. He and Jeep went into the salvage business together after the war. How Jeep juggled two lovers is a feat as remarkable as how she made her fortune, but one she has no desire to share. People didn’t ask such things back in those days. If they had, she would have been truthful. If someone is worth loving, they’re worth honoring.
Carlotta leaned over the sink and looked at the sky out the window. Then she walked to the long row of paned glass windows overlooking the wraparound porch. ” Jeep turned to look. “The weatherman said two days of snow, maybe a foot and a half or more should fall in the city. ” Mags asked once she’d eaten a bit. She hadn’t realized how lightheaded she’d become. “The old barn,” Aunt Jeep answered. “I’ve said ever since I bought this place that I’d take it down to the beams and then build it back like the original.
On the ATV, Jeep wrapped her arms around Enrique’s waist as he put it in gear. In a pair of old mukluks Carlotta had unearthed, Mags trotted down the path behind them. King followed her and Baxter followed King, not at all happy with the view. Given how slick the packed-down snow was, Enrique kept the ATV in second gear. King stopped a moment to relieve himself along the side of the path. ” While that made King chortle, it didn’t mean he was going to like the fuzzy sausage. Once at the barn, Enrique dismounted, but Mags reached the double doors first, and with effort, swung one out.
A Nose for Justice by Rita Mae Brown