“Can we go again?” Aunty May. “Can we, please?”
“Brewster, there’s an entire island we can walk. Trails for deer, maybe even a coyote, if you’re real quiet. We haven’t even been to Fort Mackinac to see the tradesmen.”
“But I want to go back to Skull Cave.”
“We’ve been there twice this week. Don’t you think the tour guide will think it strange?”
“Not at all. David said to come back again. He had more stories about the Yavapai.”
“I believe David might’ve been referring to our next vacation, not after lunch.”
“But he said if I came back when I was older he would tell me the true story of the massacre. Well, I feel a whole lot older than I did yesterday.”
Written for What Pegman Saw- Septemebr 1, 2018.