Start Time: 05:24
End Time: 12:06
When Lily's mother breaks her leg, she comes back to her family board house to take care of her- but she begins to notice that maybe a broken leg is not the worst of her problems.
Publish Date: Jun 11, 2021
Lily's mother has broken her leg, so it's up to her to go back home and take care of her in their family boarding house. But there's something afoot in this small Ohio town- something ghostly. Lily is soon to realize that perhaps a broken leg is the least of her and her mom's problems.
you wouldn't happen to know where the exit road to Mount Absalom is. Mount Absolutely sure you see that tree up ahead. Yeah turn left. That's it. That's it. Well like kind of feel stupid now. The way is always clear once it's been pointed out like the little girl in the woods. What did you say? The little girl in the woods? It's a story around these parts. A little girl gets lost in the woods. She spent days trying to find a way home but to no avail the woods will not give her back. So she sits down and things and praise and as she looks up to the sky to ask God for help she notices the tree she is sitting under has a single low branch and so does the one next to it and the one next to that and they all point in the same direction. And she remembers that her father is a woodcutter who goes into the woods to cut branches for firewood and she thinks maybe he would leave one branch to leave him out of the forest again. So she follows the pointing trees all the way home. You know the story? I heard it once when I was a kid. You from around here then? No, I'm I'm visiting someone. Uh Uh huh. Well, have a pleasant visit. Thanks. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah, I therefore tried to raise her up and said as grateful as I could that I thanked her but my duty was imperative and then I must go. She then rose and dried her eyes and taking a crucifix from her neck, offered it to me. I did not know what to do. It seems so ungracious to refuse an old lady meaning so well and in such a state of mind she saw I suppose around doors, doors, doors everywhere all here we go. Mhm. Okay. Mhm. Can I help you? Yes, my name is Lillian harper. My mom is Oh, you're lily, Yes. Dot said you were coming, Come in, come in, okay. Yeah, sorry. Most people don't knock, they just come on in, right, because it's a boarding house. Yeah, so welcome home I guess. Mhm. Do you want something to drink? I'm sorry. Who are you? Sorry, I'm wes I work here part time, part ish time, evenings and weekends, mostly more right now because schools out, you know? Oh, I also run the ghost tour. Ghost tour, Yeah. Mhm. Only the most haunted house in Mount Abdessalam. The tour begins at dusk if you're interested free of charge for you, of course. Oh, I almost forgot. Yeah. Here this is for you. A casserole. I made it myself. My mom said it was a traditional welcoming gift. And how long has it been sitting under your desk? Oh, this probably should have been in the refrigerator probably. I'll be right back. Yeah, mm hmm. Hello, can I help you? I'm looking for Lillian harper. Yes, Chester warren assistant to Mayor Lopez. Oh hi. I am your official welcoming party on behalf of Mayor Lopez and the village assembly members. I am to offer a most sincere welcome home and a casserole. Not not just the casserole. I also have a gift certificate for one tree ice cream over it just uses to ice cream the best scoop in town. You find them down on Main. If your car needs an oil change while you're here. A certificate for a free oil change and a tire rotation at autos auto. Also on main. Don't let the name fool you though there is no auto mary Lucas likes puns, here's a coupon for one free movie rental from the movie night. Let me guess on main. It's all coming back now, isn't it? Like you never left now. This is, this is expired. I'm sorry. How did you know I was coming Dot mentioned it to the mayor. No, but small town you know how it is. Sure. Oh and the big game. Uh huh. Yeah. One free admission to the celery festival. Right. The celery festival. How long has it been since you've attended the celery festival? I really couldn't say 15 years give or take. Hopefully more give than take. That will be on Labor Day weekend. Do you think you'll still be here on Labor Day weekend? Honestly. I don't know. Well you should definitely try. It's always a heck of a time. I'm sure. Anyway. I should let you settle in. It was a pleasure to meet you Lillian and again welcome home