|Shaking hands with Sadie McKibben
|On the way home from
tonight I did meet with
, and it was very nice to see her freckles. And she wore her
blue gingham apron
with cross stitches on it. First when we were met she did kiss me on each cheek. Then she was going to shake hands with me, but I could not shake hands with her with my right hand because
Louis II, le Grande Condé
, was asleep in my sleeve. I had fears shaking hands with my right hand would disturb his calm. So I gave
. And Sadie McKibben did
. She gave me a kiss on my nose and smoothed back my curls and shook hands with my left hand.
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.