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Still NaNo'ing! Excerpt: KEEPING UP WITH MR. JONES

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“Yes? Yes. He’s… right here.” Felicity waited with the receiver outstretched until Jack hobbled to the kitchen and could take it from her. She turned away and busied herself by searching the cabinet under the sink for scouring powder, then walked to the refrigerator, took out the ketchup and put the canister of scouring powder in its place.
“Thanks. Yes, they received the message. I’ll have to arrange a ride to the downtown office, but that shouldn’t be a problem. I know. But it’s what I want. I’ll explain later.” Felicity turned on the water and put a stopper in the sink, despite the fact there were no dirty dishes in the sink. Jack returned the receiver to the base unit and hobbled across the room to stand beside Felicity. She couldn’t bring herself to look at him. Her guilt was too great. “Felicity?” “Hmmm?” She turned toward him and planted a static smile on her face. “I could really do with some lunch. Mind if I make us some sandwiches?” “Oh. Oh! Let me fix you something. You sh…