Best Friend's Letter

School Mistress's Day - Monday (2 days before Christmas)

School Mistress - Lunch

12/23/2013 1PM

"Some time later, when she was having her lunch, she heard someone tapping on the kitchen window. It was the local postman, Time's secon messenger of the day, the one o'clock messenger".

Read Letter

12/23/2013 1:05 PM

Write Reply to Her Best Friend

12/23/2013 1:30 PM

"Before going back to school, she selected a postcard with a Nymphalis antiopa on the front and scribbled a few lines in reply to Her Best Friend"

Goes back to school

12/23/2013 2PM

School Acitivities

12/23/2013 2PM

"She spent the afternoon teaching the children Christmas carols and singing along with them..."

Emotion's of School Mistress

Disbelief

12/23/2013 1:10 PM

"The schoolmistress nodded her agreement, stunned, unable to utter a single word. She recognized the writing on the envelopes. There was no doubt about it, it was that of Her Best Friend."

Pleased, Relieved

12/23/2013 1:15PM

"I was so pleased to get your letters, so pleased. You know why. See you soon".

Strength, Confident, Fearless

12/23/2013 1:25PM - 12/23/2013 11:59PM

"every line comforted her, contributed something to the joy which from then on would constitute her strength".

Comfort, Happiness

12/23/2013 1:25 PM

But, in fact, every line written by Her Best Friend was important, not just that one paragraph; every line comforted her, contributed something to the joy which from then on would constitute her strength.

School Mistress's Day - the Tuesday before Christmas

Waiting for Manuel

12/24/2013 7:55 AM - 12/24/2013 8:26 AM

"The next day, the Tuesday before Christmas, dawned clear and cold in Albania, with a blue skye and a brilliant sun and the schoolmistress waited at her window for the arrival of the servant boy".

Manuel arrives

12/24/2013 8:27 AM

"The boy arrived a little before half past eight".

Manuel gets fired

12/24/2013 8:40 AM

"No Manuel, You've lost the job"

Seasons

Clear, cold

12/24/2013 5 AM

"The next day, the Tuesday before Christmas, dawned clear and cold in Albania, with a blue sky and a brilliant sun and the schoolmistress waited at her window for the arrival of the servant boy".