DAY 46: This is an excerpt from ALL THINGS BEAUTIFUL.
There was a tick-tock like from a grandfather clock down the hall, but there was no clock. Gloria chalked it up to the ghost of Lillian Priddy. She’d been asking around: Who exactly was Lillian Priddy? Getting the same answer: An old woman. A shut-in. But everybody was somebody before they got too old for people to care.