Enid Murphy's Eyes and Ears on the World

Enid Murphy's Eyes and Ears on the World

by: Grace Rudolph

by: Grace Rudolph

Enid Murphy's Eyes and Ears on the World

Enid Murphy's Eyes and Ears on the World

by: Grace Rudolph

by: Grace Rudolph

Overview

Hilda Mooney, a caregiver from the Homemaker’s Association arrives at Enid Murphy’s home. Enid is in her usual chair, silent, depressed. Hilda tries to needle her to life with gossip. When that doesn’t work she pours herself a drink. Enid finally speaks, “It’s not even noon yet.” Hilda puts down the drink. “Thank God. I thought you were dead.” The gossip continues and becomes so wild Enid accuses Hilda of making it up. Curious, engaged in the gossip she remains in her chair until Hilda tells her the Friendly Circle is meeting at Hilda’s house Thursday night. Hilda leaves and Enid has no choice but to get up, go to the phone and call a friend. “Inez. It’s Enid. Is there a meeting of the Friendly Circle here Thursday night?” What can she do? Start planning, proving Hilda Mooney is the Mother of all creative caregivers.

Authors

Grace Rudolph

Grace Gannon Rudolph studied theatre and worked in summer stock. She has directed community theatre and cable network productions, founded a radio theatre, and taught courses in playwriting for adults and children. After raising six rowdy, wonderful children she returned to college and received her bac ...

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