Evelyn, the Warrior

Wee Evelyn awoke from her afternoon nap and blinked into the afternoon¬†sunlight, trying to orient herself. The unmoving puppy Pa was there, the blanket ja-ja was there… where was her ninny, her pacifier?

Clutching ja-ja ever tighter, she looked down, hoping to spot it down by her feet. She kicked aside the bootie that had come off her foot to clear out a potential hiding place, to no avail. She exchanged a worried glance with Pa, who told her with¬†a look that he didn’t know where it was either.

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