She tiptoed across the kitchen floor, and eased open the back door, put her finger to her lips, “Sssh Lady,” and took off running.
Louise didn’t look back, but she heard her mother’s warning ringing in her ears, “I’ll skin you alive if you don’t stay out of that cow pasture, Louise!”
She couldn’t stop. Here is where she felt safe, in the cow pasture, talking to the cows, her daddy, and God; Mostly God, because He had all the answers. Louise ran to the fence jumped up, squealing. “Lady! Look!” she pointed. “He’s here, see the rainbow?”