A Husband for Margaret
April 1869Two weeks after Tom and Jessica got married
argaret Williams adjusted her hat for what seemed to be thehundredth time. She took another good look at her reflection inthe mirror before she glanced at her newly married friend, Jessica.
In no way, did she share the blond‘s outstanding beauty.
Jessica Larson lifted the pearl necklace from Margaret‘sjewelry box. ―This wi
ll look nice with the white ribbon in yourhat
She turned so that Jessica could slip it around her neck and fasten it. Afterw
ards, she spread Margaret‘s brown
hairaround her shoulder
s. ―You look perfect!‖
Perfect? Not quite. But she did look pretty. At least, shethought so. Hopefully Paul Connealy would think so. Shewondered if it was wise to ask Jessica to join her and her parents