The house guests circled up and listened with their chins tilted up towards the farmhome's keystonepiece of architecture
a sterling silver compass and homage the era of early American Independence,rumored to be crafted by a "B" list understudy/intern of the great Charles Brocken-Brown in 1814. As if she were leading a young, impressionable classroom, Anna summoned the complete attention of her unexpectedtravelers and opened with a tantalizing lede."Good morning kittens. Okay, help me guess which one of you is
likely to give me and my daughters a variation of the rabies virus within the next six to seven hours? "Spoke Anna in her favorite styleof improvised, one sided dialogue
witty. Two newly teething and presumably famished, pain-ridden kittens with rib cages that naturally evoked comparisons to Ethiopians with eating disorders, leaped up into the relatively massive kitchen sink.Swiftly, suddenly two raven eyes stared, with a fierce, primal intensity, at Anna--who started hand washing some 18
century tea cups and other pieces of Colonial Era porcelain as a reflex, once her epicentral focusswayed away the motley crew of malnourished kittens and into racing, troubling thoughts regarding theannoying nuances common to an annoying, banal, and an equally lonely islanded American intellectualism... Any kitchen sink constructed in the Western Hemisphere during the original era of the "Diaby Behemoth" early years--Frontier, early Transcendentalist Era America, greater than eleven square feet wasconsidered impractical, ornamental and a twenty one square foot
sink was basically unprecedented…until
about two generations of American ingenuity later when this
of an interior landscape designexperienced a renaissance
fueled by a natural extension of the inevitability of such a subtle, previously unsung brilliance when it finally finds a climate conducive to the instant recognition and popularity of itspure, unadulterated genius. Wrote Anna's second and most recent husband, Waldo Diaby's, in "quintessentialpassage" from his three thousand word reflection on his former colleague Lonny McFadden's 15th Anniversary Edition of "
erraces & in
erior Designs" a self-proclaimed,
of book jacket blurbs according to Waldo.