The Restoration – Episode Nine
Sam had finished with the room and was about to seal it off with plastic to protect from the dust and dirt from the rest of the work redoing the upstairs bedrooms. He heard a knocking at the front door.
A small woman, white haired and frail, stood there clutching a large old-fashioned black purse in front of her, almost as if a shield. Her voice was soft and a bit scratchy. “I saw you were working on the house. I used to live here. Do you think I could come in and look around?” Then, when Sam hesitated, “Please”.