Chapter 197: Last to Know
Ethan found his charge’s confusion understandable. This seemed to be some kind of Pomeroy rite of passage.
“Why are we at my house?” Zeke asked loudly.
“To learn about where apples come from.”
“They grow on trees, Teacher. Everyone knows that!”
Grandpa Pete ambled over. “Something the matter, Zeke?”
“Uh-huh!” the four-year-old exclaimed. “I thought I was goin’ on a trip to someone else’s field!”
The old man chuckled. “Not everyone is lucky enough to have an orchard in their back yard. How ’bout we show your friends around some?”
Zeke perked up. “Sure! I know all the best places!”
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