Olsen: Margie and Barb largely understood and/or forgave Nicki her transgressions; they got it.
Many of them, Margie Brand included, came to rely on him for details of the attack and their attackers.
“At one time I heard 57 cents,” the mother, Margie Beskau of Wisconsin, said this week.
Margie Brand was at Westgate Mall in Nairobi to buy groceries at Nakumatt, the best-stocked store in the country.
His little fingers were covered with squash, and mamma had to ring the bell for Margie to bring the sponge and wash them.
Margie, that was the expression I've been trying to remember all afternoon.
Margie and I have always been friends and I'll try to influence her.
"I am told the Mississippi is a very large river," mused Miss Margie.
Then she rang the bell, and sent Margie to find Nelly and bring her into the house.
"I don't wish to see one," replied Miss Margie, with a shudder.