In the early forenoon, she found herself at a bistro near the water. While waiting for breakfast, she searched for antique shops. If this city was so in touch with its history, then she might find items from her past.
After some calls, Clara learned there was such a place just outside of the old city. With a destination in mind, she was free to take in the view while eating her fresh pastry.
Today, re-enforced how much she enjoyed hunting on her own. At night there was work to be done, but under the sun’s glory she was free to be herself and let go. She smiled when the server brought the bill, but he did not reciprocate. With her spirits riding high, she paid while wearing a smile and walked out like she owned the joint.
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