|From Elephant's Child|
The bus tour gave them 45 minutes to roam about this park in the middle of Canberra called “Garema” Place.
“Hell, Esther, if I’da wanted to look at weird metal sheep sitting on a bench, I’da made one at home,” Billy Jim stood with his big belly balanced by hands on hips. “Mighty dumb, if ya ask me.”
‘Glad I didn’t ask.’ Esther Sue mentally responded. She came to a lonely plaque on the sidewalk. As she read it silently, a tear slid down her cheek. ‘Well, at least you rejoiced when it came, Linette Bone.’
Billy Jim hollered, “Time to git back on the bus. Git on over here, woman!”
Esther sighed, looking one last time at the plaque. ‘Hope you were loved, ….’ Then she joined Billy on the bus.