On the morning of her thirteenth birthday Mona Sue Perrin completed the necessities: left foot out of the bed first, touch the foot; then the right; touch the floor; twenty-four steps clockwise around the bed three times; teeth brushed left to right, left to right for eleven passes; replace the cap; set the tube exactly upon the outside right corner of the old glass shelf; three revolutions counter-clockwise round the bed, etc. 504 more words