I tromped back through the woods to my car and caught my breath.
In the hall beyond, most of the murmured conversation was taking place as feet tromped around the house.
Ryland made a beeline for his room, and the Quincy sisters tromped up the stairs, Effie giving a three-finger wave and Claire looking as if she'd punch out the lights of anyone who got in her way.
Weller had tromped through several feet of snow and was white to his thighs.
"He had some lady in the car," Martha said, just as Fred O'Connor tromped down the stairs and joined them.