Dialogue Essays: Ambur’s Walk

Dialogue Essays: Ambur’s Walk

Length: 1130 words (3.2 double-spaced pages)

Rating: Strong Essays

Open Document

Essay Preview

Ambur's Walk
“Mom?” asked Lucinda, “What are we having for dinner?”
“Don’t know yet ... Frances, what do you and your mom like?”
Frances asked, “What do we like, or what do we eat?”
Kimberly thought about that question for a second and then asked, “Frances, what would you and your mom love to have for dinner tonight … let’s pretend you won a free dinner at a nice restaurant and there was no check that you had to take care of? Now … what would you order?”
Frances thought this was a great question. It’s fun to imagine ‘what if’ every once in a while. “I think we’d both have steak … definitely steak. We don’t get that at home.”
“So steak it is! See how easy that was?” said Kimberly.
Then the girls walked out to the back porch where Lucinda’s dad was playing his guitar. It’s a pleasant afternoon, not too hot, and he wanted to spend some time outside. He stopped playing though when Frances came out and she said, “You play the guitar very nice, Dr. Sagal.”
“Thank you, Frances,” he said. “I heard you played the piano at Ambur and Honeysuckle’s place today. She has quite a fancy piano from what Mrs. Sagal told me.”
“Yes,” Frances said. “It’s a piano only one can dream about. It’s the only one like it on earth I imagine. It kind of makes it hard for me to go home and play on the old one we have. But at least we have one, and it’s in tune. So I guess I have that to be thankful for.”
“Yes,” Steve said, “there’s always things to be thankful for.”
“Did you hear that Lucinda and I played a duet?”
“Yes, I’m sorry I missed it! I’m sure I’ll hear you two play another time though,” he said.
“Dad, I guess mom told you about the gold we found.”
“Yes, she did. And that was a good reason to invite Frances’ mom over. We don’t see her too ...


... middle of paper ...


...an help you and Frances out.”
“I don’t know what to say,” said Brenda. “When I first heard about these trolls I thought it was a bad idea all around, you know, getting too close. I now see things differently. Steve, I don’t know anything about selling gold.”
Steve said, “That’s not a problem ... let me help you.”
Honeysuckle was still up when Ambur and Sampson came home.
“How was your walk dear?” she asked.
Ambur said, “I walked over to Frances' house ... no one was home so I took the ‘Opportunity Tour.’
“What did you find out?” she asked. Ambur told her about the house and that it looked like they were struggling financially.
“I left one of my special coins on top of her work schedule with a little note. I hope that along with what Frances has will help them out a little.
“Oh, I’m sure it will,” said Honeysuckle. “Now come to bed. You need some extra sleep.”

Need Writing Help?

Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.

Check your paper »

Dialogue Essays: Lessons Learned

- Lessons Learned Several days passed by and Ambur woke one morning to find it dark and cloudy. He could sense this day would be a rainy one. So he took his time, fixed some coffee and got breakfast ready for he and Honeysuckle. It wasn’t one of those days where it might shower briefly and then stop. It looked like it was one of those 'all day' rainy days. Honeysuckle asked, “What are you going to do today?” Ambur paused for a second to gather his thoughts and said, “I think I want to take a walk with Lucinda....   [tags: hike, singing, gift]

Strong Essays
2292 words (6.5 pages)

Dialogue Essays: The Test

- The Test Lucinda made it back home on that special day in time for dinner. She didn't say anything to anyone about what Ambur had given her. She hoped it was the right thing to do as she had only done it to better the lives of her and her family and to help others. She was not afraid to venture into the woods to search for gold. And Ambur said it was everywhere and that people just didn't know what they’re doing when trying to find it. But now Lucinda had the advantage. The gift. Or the curse. The next morning she went downstairs for breakfast and of course her mom is out on a run....   [tags: troll, glow, rocks]

Strong Essays
1612 words (4.6 pages)

Dialogue Essays: Daisies

- Daisies The next day Lucinda woke up as the morning sun peeked through her bedroom window. She sat up on the edge of her bed and looked over at her writing desk. Her new paper weight sparkled quite brightly in the sun light. It made a perfect rainbow of color on her wall, just like what you would see after a rain storm. It was so pretty Lucinda got up and walked over to her desk and sat down. She picked up her paper weight and turned it around and around in her fingers trying to get the sunlight to hit it just right....   [tags: landmark, trolls, cemetary]

Strong Essays
1910 words (5.5 pages)

Essay on High School Dialogue

- High School Dialogue ME- So much to do so little time. What did he say. What paper. Oh crap I have a doctor’s appointment at 4 o’clock. I forgot to tell coach. I’m in trouble. Did I leave the curling iron on, mom’s gonna kill me. Ohh I forgot to wash the dishes last night. What paper is he talking about. I did my biology, Spanish and that paper for theology. I wonder if I have to work next Friday. Hopefully I get out of the doctors on time, my boss hates it when I’m late but I should be okay I don’t start till 6 o’clock....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

Strong Essays
1168 words (3.3 pages)

Dialogue - The Locket Essay

- Dialogue - The Locket At midnight, Paul went outside and sat on the bench on the old, plank porch. Despite bundling himself in a heavy blanket, he shivered in the cold. The eastern sky before him was dotted with stars, scintillating above the quiet spread of desert. A few lonely clouds were drifting by. Patricia timidly opened the door; hesitant to disrupt Paul’s solitude. As he glanced up at Patricia, she could see the melancholy in his eyes. “What you said today at the funeral was beautiful,” she murmured....   [tags: Dialogue Conversation Essays]

Free Essays
1769 words (5.1 pages)

Dialogue Essay - Ron was Unhappy

- Dialogue Essay - Ron was Unhappy Ron was unhappy with the way his life had turned out. He had always expected to be a celebrity; a wealthy celebrity. He had not realized that this would probably require a lot of hard work and discipline. He had depended on luck. Luck had let him down. As he looked back on his short life, he could see how often he had had the opportunity to take luck by the throat. But those opportunities were past now. His life no longer had the prospect of wealth or celebrity....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

Free Essays
1430 words (4.1 pages)

A Walk In The Woods Essay example

- Bill Bryson’s “A Walk in the Woods” is a book that epitomizes the struggles that one needs to go through in order to better themselves. This is evident with the main characters. They are two middle aged men named Bryson, a man who resideds in New Hampshire and Katz, Bryson’s overweight alcoholic college friend from Iowa. When he thought of someone to accompany him, a grumpy college friend named Katz came to mind. As they started off, Bryson started off with the goal that the trail was only being hiked as a way to see the grand nation of America, but it lead to so much more as it uncovered many important topics....   [tags: Billy Bryson Walk Woods Book Review Analysis]

Free Essays
1034 words (3 pages)

A Walk to Remember - The Human Heart Essay

- A Walk to Remember - The Human Heart A Walk to Remember, by Nicholas Sparks take you on a whirl wind journey into the depths of the human heart, and leads Landon, one of the main characters, to a decision so stunning it would lead him irrevocably on the  road to manhood. Landon the most popular boy in Beuford High and fall's > unexpectedly in love with Jamie, and unpopular, bible-bearing girl. It was  kismet that brought these two together, and an incurable disease that would  tear them apart....   [tags: Walk to Remember Essays]

Free Essays
686 words (2 pages)

Dialogue Essays - Freshly Cut Grass

- Dialogue Essays - Freshly Cut Grass The air sings with the fragrance of freshly cut grass. As a backdrop to other things, children are at play, swinging too and fro, running and skipping; there are toddlers who toddle and mindful mothers who watch on in painful and patient distraction. The sun is everywhere: in the corners of the pavilion, bearing down on the tennis courts, caressing the flower beds, the convection of its heat pulling at the carpet-like lawns, dragging out bodily its scent....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

Strong Essays
1381 words (3.9 pages)

Dialogue - Diverted Attention Essay

- Dialogue - Diverted Attention "Her hands are like icicles on the horizon," he said and took a drag of coffee. She nodded blankly at him, barely registering the observations that swayed his tongue and flavored his mouth. "Do you see how she’s shaking?" he asked, not taking his eyes off the porcelain doll ordering dinner across the room. He fumbled down distractedly to the table, found his plate, and devoured a fry in the half-reflective way that dressed all his actions. To this, she murmured a vague, "mm hmm….” It was enough of a reply to fill the empty space he controlled over the table, but still enough to be noncommittal and inattentive....   [tags: Dialogue Conversation Essays]

Free Essays
539 words (1.5 pages)