It was in the afternoon, the scent of the feast goods and the evergreen tree filled the house.
Mrs. Jane Meritt was with her daughter, rehearsing on the piano inside the music room. The two were dressed extravagantly, the mother was dressed in a long dark green gown with a black bow tied on her back; the young girl was dressed in a white dress with red, blue and yellow embroidered flowers at the edge of the skirt. "You're doing very well but you must catch up with your singing to the tune.." She reminded as she reset the metronome sitting on the top of the grand piano.
"How many times must we rehearse, mother? I don't think they're even going to pay attention!" Maye asked tiredly, her arm resting on the piano top and her head settled on her angled arm, careful that she does not lay a hand on her rolled up hair.
Her mother sighed, "As much as you need to until you get it perfect! You know that we have important guests coming over and we must make a good impression"
"Am I going to