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The Deans were devastated and knew when Fred O'Connor returned and learned the news, he too would be crushed that his young pal was leaving.
Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
Mrs. Lincoln, the Deans' cat, strolled into the room and rubbed the young girl's leg as if to ask what was the problem.
The Deans had married a year ago and poured their life savings into Bird Song.
The Deans were on their way to their quarters in the rear of Bird Song when Fred O'Connor returned, fresh from an evening with Mrs. Worthington.Advertisement
The Deans had feared the long Colorado winter might slow down frisky Fred but, if anything, the opposite occurred, due in no small measure to his young pal and junk sale cohort, Martha Boyd.
The Dawkins brothers and their wives seemed to be continually in each other's faces and the Deans wondered why they bothered to travel together.
The Deans retreated to the front porch, allowing Fred and Martha time alone, and Maria to her new chores.
Martha paused, but the Deans allowed her time to gather her thoughts and continue.
While the Deans were pleased that Martha had confided in them about her gruesome discovery, her pending exit remained an ever-present pall that hung over the remainder of the evening like a chilly fog.Advertisement
Amid forced conversation, the group plodded their way through shrimp, chicken, and enchiladas to dessert—fried ice cream—but if the Deans thought this final outing would be a celebration, they were mistaken.
In her half-asleep despair, she was convinced no one but the Deans would even believe her.
The Deans both looked at him.
Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connor—hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
He was off with a jog and a wave, leaving the Deans in front of Bird Song.Advertisement
Monday was cleaning day, but since smiling Maria had joined the staff, the Deans' chores were reduced considerably.
The Deans and Fred were torn between discussing Fitzgerald's blockbuster announcement and this conversation, which was becoming more interesting by the minute.
The Deans looked at one another.
He looked up as the Deans entered.
The Deans were up at the first pink of dawn, but they didn't beat Fred O'Connor, who had already perked coffee, cracked eggs, and burned toast for their morning breakfast.Advertisement
Fred was dressed for the occasion—dapper suit, bow tie, and vest—while the Deans donned the grubbiest attire they could find.
While the Deans didn't like to leave Bird Song unattended, occasionally it was unavoidable.
The passageway continued beyond where Martha had ventured and the Deans continued another hundred yards but once more the passageway forked.
Only the driver's side wiper worked so the Deans were relieved of seeing what lay ahead.
It was clear he had no intention of crushing the wild flowers for the final leg of the trip, although he didn't comment on the Deans having done so earlier.Advertisement
Brandon Westlake remained under his colorful cover until he was sure the Deans were with wheels.
The storm ended with the same abruptness it began just as the Deans commenced the trip down the mountain, glued to the water-soaked seats.
When Fred saw the Deans, he waved, patted his disappointed promenade partners on the arm and came over to the vehicle.
He popped out of the Jeep, leaving the Deans to unstick themselves from their seats and follow.
The Deans' budget couldn't afford a freeloader, even a pleasant, philosophical guest, especially during a holiday week when the house was full.
Billy Langstrom, behind the wheel of a red Jeep similar to but older than Deans', honked from across the street.
In the eyes of the Deans, it was looking more and more as if person or persons unknown did in fact take the original bones and switch them for the theatrical imitations Fitzgerald dragged out of The Lucky Pup mine.
The Deans found themselves alone on the front porch, with only Mrs. Lincoln for company, as Fred was off to the library for more research.
While the town was bursting at its seams for tomorrow's holiday, the side street where the Deans' inn was located was peacefully quiet.
The Ouray Rescue Squad held an annual fund raising breakfast each Fourth of July, enabling the Deans to share an early meal of eggs, sausage, and fixings in the company of friends and neighbors.
By the time the Deans returned, most of Bird Song's guests had scattered off to the continuing Fourth of July happenings.
That, and Maria's presence, practically gave the Deans a holiday of their own.
Bird Song was empty when the Deans returned after retrieving the Jeep and making their way to the inn by back streets.
By the time the Deans arrived, the crowd was already several deep, the hoses drawn, and the early participants chatting nervously.
The Deans shared a subdued silence as they boarded the Jeep to pick up their guest at the Beaumont.
The Deans drove the short distance to the Beaumont to pick up their guest, who was standing outside at the curb waiting for them.
While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.
She turned and looked up at the Deans.
The Deans just smiled, pleased at sharing part of their beautiful world.
The mine was sealed, a new metal door and padlock in place where the gaping opening had welcomed the Deans two days before.
The Deans, while making no comment on the discovery, realized this was how someone could have entered the mine and altered their markings while they were inside.
Fred O'Connor was in the living room, hosting three of the four Dawkins, with Ginger missing, when the Deans returned to their bed and breakfast.
Two hours remained before the last of the day's celebrations— the Jeep flare parade down the mountain, followed by a massive fireworks display—so after finishing supper, the Deans began playing catch up with Bird Song's chores.
The Deans met Maria's betrothed, Emilio, who spoke halting English and was as polite as his fiancée.
While the Deans discussed contacting the state once more, both agreed another phone call would be as fruitless as earlier ones.
Dean speculated that they might be concentrating too much on Fitzgerald and the Dawkinses, and not on others who had access to the Deans' quarters.
Following a host of we-should-have-known-better's, the Deans realized there was a silver lining in Pumpkin's hasty departure.
Fred volunteered to temporarily move down to Martha's small first-floor room next to the Deans.
Groucho couldn't wait to leave and after a call-us-if-you-hear-anything speech, he handed out a business card to each of the Deans.
The Deans couldn't hear the conversation but assumed it was one more lady in waiting for the senior Prince Charming's favor.
While the old gent's hasty departure was out of character, his rapid exit caused the Deans no concern.
While both Deans were on their knees cleaning up the mess, the phone rang again.
She pulled up a chair and the Deans took seats across from her.
He hung up before the Deans could vent their frustration.
The Deans jumped at every ring of the phone for the balance of the afternoon, but there was no further word.
There was no further official word on Martha's whereabouts, but Fred continued to assure the Deans not to worry, saying the girl was in good hands, whatever that meant.
As the afternoon dwindled, the Deans were content to rock and ruminate.
Fred slipped out early to renew his social life while the Deans ate soup and sandwiches.
The Deans looked at one another, the unspoken question of what to do painted on each face.
It read, I want my kid Martha Boyd to live of the deans at Bird Song in Colorado.
The Deans knew they couldn't simply keep Martha without reporting her arrival to the Midwest authorities that were searching for the girl as a kidnapping victim, and her mother as a fleeing fugitive.
It was well past midnight when the Deans looked in on their sleeping guest before retiring themselves.
The Deans rose at their usual early hour.
Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.
The Deans took turns relating the story, careful to include all the pertinent details.
Eyes widened when she learned someone had pilfered the small finger bone from Cynthia's bureau and she shivered when told the Deans had been followed into the mine.
He explained no cigarettes were found with the remains Fitzgerald brought to Bird Song nor was there any such evidence when the Deans visited the site.
The Deans continued, a step at a time.
The Deans scootched down next to him.
Both Deans heard it but the old man appeared not to have noticed.
The Deans let the facts speak for themselves, explaining the situation truthfully while leaving speculation to others.
The headlines of the local newspaper proudly announced, "Under Sheriff Solves Fifty-Year-Old Murder," which Lydia neither confirmed nor denied, nor did the Deans offer public comment.
She was most pleased to know her bones had been identified and the effort the Deans put forth to accomplish this was a further, if now unneeded, sign of their love.
Martha didn't ask for details, nor did the Deans offer any beyond dire cautionary warnings of childhood dangers.
It was a blissful late afternoon and the Deans were alone in the kitchen—Fred had taken Martha to a movie— when Cynthia raised the subject.
This floor, bisected by a hall and stairs, contained a living room or parlor on the right, or southern side, and a dining room and kitchen on the left, with the Deans' private quarters, a sitting room-office combination and bedroom, located in the rear.
The three sat at the table amid the warm smells of chocolate and apples, the Deans looking expectantly.
The Deans followed Fred O'Connor's example.
Both Deans agreed the letters were polite but of zero historical interest and strangely unloving.
The Deans dallied over the dishes and then took a slow stroll around town, stopping at the Western Hotel a few blocks away.
As the Deans entered the hall Gladys Turnbull was waddling up the stairs.
She was a quiet girl who had taken a shine to the Deans.
During the week before Christmas, Martha had spent an overnight at Bird Song when Janet was forced to report to court in Grand Junction, on some charges she, thankfully, did not detail to the Deans.
The Deans had the place to themselves.
The Deans referred to the episode as the storm before the calm.
No other guests were due to arrive for a few days and with the housework up to date, thanks to the temporary help of Janet, the Deans decided to try out the fresh snow on the cross country trails on Red Mountain.
Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.
The Deans agreed it was never prettier in Ouray County than after a fresh snow.
The Deans had utilized the site a half dozen times, including, in December, the council-sponsored full moon nighttime outing, followed by a dip in the town's hot spring pool.
The Deans, still novices, had more than enough to handle on these well-marked and relatively level trails.
There were a number of different routes, but the Deans chose the two-mile town site loop, a nearly flat path that first traversed a scented pine forest and then opened to a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains.
When the Deans returned to Bird Song, the place was quiet.
The Deans took seats on the far side of the room.
While Claire and the Deans were unnerved, poor Effie looked on the verge of fainting.
The winter season precluded the front porch rocking chair conferences of last summer and since the past autumn the group's confabs had been replaced with side-of-the-bed meetings in the Deans' quarters.
Footsteps on the stairs were the Deans' signal to prepare for breakfast.
The Deans were learning the sport of ice climbing is critically dependent on equipment, unique and not inexpensive.
Someone had cleared the snow from a bench so the Deans sat, catching their breath.
Before letting him read the translations, the Deans filled him in on their activities, including their forest meeting with Jerome Shipton.
The Deans joined the ice climbers and others in the living room for afternoon snacks and chatter just as Edith Shipton descended the stairs.
Edith Shipton, all abeam, took the Deans aside to tell them how thrilled she was with her son Donnie's blossoming relationship with his father.
Claire made a beeline for upstairs while Effie tarried to chat with the Deans.
The Deans looked at one another and nodded.
The Deans looked at her questioningly.
Lack of a full night's sleep had put both Deans in less than top form as they readied breakfast.
The Deans entered her quarters, closing the door behind them.
The Deans left her to her dreams, and simmering hatred.
Fred read the latest transcribed pages of Annie Quincy's journal while the Deans cleaned up the dining room.
All of the guests, excepting Gladys and Edith, had vacated the inn by the time the Deans finished the morning chores.
The Deans packed a quick lunch and drove out of town to the ranch house.
It was noon by the time the rig was hitched, lessons given, and Deans, mittened and mufflered, were on their way.
It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.
While the independent woman had only been to Ouray once in the six months the Deans had been married, she and her son-in-law got along spectacularly.
It looked as if the Deans might have more time to themselves, even if Janet's absence meant they'd spend their leisure changing sheets and cleaning toilets.
The Deans then retired to their quarters to make airline arrangements in private.
From the very beginning there had been an intensity, a seriousness to the falling flakes that spoke of accumulations far in excess of anything the Deans had seen to date.
It was time for the Deans to talk, to enjoy one another, the first real time together since their May wedding and hectic summer and fall that followed their move West and the opening of Bird Song.
But the Deans, and especially Fred O'Connor made her feel as if she truly belonged.
When the Deans tried to buy her even a minimal number of new items, she became embarrassed and pensive, no doubt a result of Janet's don't-rock-the-boat philosophy.
Sometimes it was given to deans alone or to prebendaries in the parishes whence they derived their prebends.
He has the right to certain procurations, and to appoint and depose archpriests and rural deans.
Facing the crags on the south-west are the spots familiar to readers of The Heart of Midlothian, where stood Jeanie Deans's cottage, and between the crags and Arthur's Seat lies Hunter's Bog, used as a shooting range.
In the Church of England deans are addressed as "very reverend," bishops as "right reverend," archbishops as "most reverend."
The bishops were thereafter to be elected by the deans and chapters upon receiving the king's conge d'eslire (q.v.).
Laud's infatuated policy could go no further, and the etcetera oath, according to which whole classes of men were to be forced to swear perpetual allegiance to the "government of this church by archbishops, bishops, deans and archdeacons, &c.," was long remembered and derided.
They are called " vicars-forane " or rural deans.
They include those of patriarchs, archbishops, metropolitans and bishops in the first rank of the hierarchy, with their subordinate officials, such as archdeacons, archpriests, deans and canons, &c., in the lower ranks.
Their place was taken by arch-presbyters and rural deans.
Disputes arose for the first time between the crown of England and the see of Rome in the reign of William Rufus, the pope claiming to dispose of the English bishoprics; and ultimately King John, by his charter Ut liberae sent electiones totius Angliae (1214), granted that the bishops should be elected freely by the deans and chapters of the cathedral churches, provided the royal permission was first asked, and the royal assent was required after the election.
At one time deans of the " old foundation " - in contradistinction to those of the " new foundation," founded by Henry VIII.
The first was to be composed of the bishops; the second to consist of the " deans " and clerical representatives.
Janet had foster-housed Martha for a short time last year as a favor to the child's jailed mother, but in January she imposed on the Deans' good nature to look after the young girl after being arrested and sentenced to sixty days in lock up after a check writing "misunderstanding."
Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morningâ€”this was Thursdayâ€”for the introductory reunion.
Amid forced conversation, the group plodded their way through shrimp, chicken, and enchiladas to dessertâ€”fried ice creamâ€”but if the Deans thought this final outing would be a celebration, they were mistaken.
Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connorâ€”hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
When he joined the Deans in the bakery-smelling kitchen, any apparent distress over his pending jury duty had vanished like a last piece of pie, replaced with jokes about grand-fatherhood and changing diapers.
Fred was dressed for the occasionâ€”dapper suit, bow tie, and vestâ€”while the Deans donned the grubbiest attire they could find.
The Deans hid out in their quarters, not anxious for their scruffy attire to telegraph their clandestine destination.
The dropped hose snaked away, further scattering the audience, the Deans among them.
Her bright spirits returned with effusive thanks; she offered to take the Deans to dinner in gratitude for her afternoon adventure, but they declined.
Two hours remained before the last of the day's celebrationsâ€” the Jeep flare parade down the mountain, followed by a massive fireworks displayâ€”so after finishing supper, the Deans began playing catch up with Bird Song's chores.
Thus satiated, the Deans were early to bed as the weekend ended, not for sleep or sex, although the later thought crossed the Mr.'s mind, but more as a private escape from being nice to the guests.
The Deans' conversation drifted away from the young girl's plight to Jennifer Radisson's recent pronouncement.
Fred, rejuvenated, popped up to check his e-mails as soon as he felt he'd drained the well of intelligence the Deans had been holding back during his jury and jail departures.
Martha let loose a babble of questions about everybody and everythingâ€”the Deans, Fred, Mrs. Lincoln, Maria, SB the owl, Alice the geranium, garage sales, and guestsâ€”and lastly the identity of her troublesome bones.
Smiling Maria continued to be a joy at Bird Song and was learning English far quicker than the Deans would ever learn her native tongue.
It was a blissful late afternoon and the Deans were alone in the kitchenâ€”Fred had taken Martha to a movieâ€” when Cynthia raised the subject.
When the Deans first arrived in Ouray, they weren't sure how they'd adapt to the long winters but when the first serious snow blanketed the western Colorado Mountains in early December they took up winter sports with the enthusiasm of children.
The Deans, left in the hall, could only retreat downstairs.
As the Deans entered the kitchen they both saw with dismay, Effie Quincy, seated at the table, milk glass in one hand, and the Annie Quincy notebook in the other.
Eric Deans was a popular bandleader who recruited heavily from Alpha.
Widespread consultation on the document had taken place, including the deans of the faculties and heads of departments.
There is too little attention paid by medical school deans to improving teaching.
Bilateral discussions have taken place between him and faculty deans, who have been informed of the proposed capped salary figures for their faculty.
Deans, Heads of Departments and Directors of Research are encouraged to circulate this flyer widely among their faculty members.
Deans will, however, have considerable leeway in deciding which codes are to be debited.
The Standing Committee of Deans itself now exercises general oversight in relation to modularisation.
In the civic executive, as it existed to the time of Charles V., the deans of the two lower classes sat with the scabini and councillors.
The custom, moreover, had grown up of bestowing the coveted office of archdeacon on the provosts, deans and canons of the cathedral churches, and the archdeacons were thus involved in the struggle of the chapters against the episcopal authority.
Under the bishops the affairs of the dioceses are managed by archdeacons (q.v.) and rural deans (see Archpriest and Dean).
The training course was backed by Dr. Douglas Deans, a senior Kirkwall GP and vice-chairman of the health board.
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Her partner in crime Megan Hauserman was also in Charm School with her and their friendship proved to be a source of contention between Brandi and the other contestants and the school deans.
Destiny accepted Brandi's apology, but it wasn't enough for the school deans.
Lending Lake a hand this season will be TV personality Alani "La La" Vazquez and radio host Stryker who were both recruited to be the show's new school deans.