Return to Ballyickeen - Chapter 17
It was a brisk but beautiful morning as I drove the cart down the road to Dunquin. It had the look of a day with rain in the afternoon, but it was not going to dampen my enjoyment of traveling across this beautiful countryside. As I moved slowly down the road, I reflected back on how I had come to be driving this cart full of crops to Dunquin.
Maura had left me the signal that her brother Tim was willing to help, and then she met me at the old church the next morning.
As we started on the way to Tim's farm, Maura stopped and grabbed me by the arm. "Sean, I meant to tell you yesterday. The worker I was talking to at your old home seems to be a real talkative man." With a teasing smile, she continued. "He also seemed to more than a little interested in me, I'm thinking. Anyway, according to him, he has a sister that works at the Earl's home. He wouldn't say anything specific, but I got the