The story takes place in Atlantic City.
It is springtime, perhaps Easter.
The women are wearing pretty clothes.
Clara is on the right, and Isabelle is on the left.
They met at a women's club, or at church.
They are on vacation for a week, and they travelled there by buggy.
Isabelle is a librarian,and Clara is a teacher.
They are both homemakers.
Clara likes her profession, and so does Isabelle.
They are discussing children's books.
They are relaxing, and reminiscing
and talking about last night.
They are waiting for their true loves ( their husbands!) and enjoying the moment.
They hear the sounds of the beach, the birds, and sounds of the boardwalk in Atlantic City.
They smell the salt of the ocean, and saltwater taffy.
They smell seafood.
They smell some dead fish on the beach!
Isabelle and Clara are uncomfortable in their clothing, but they want to look proper.
Their collars are too tight!
Isabelle is wearing a watch fab.
When they leave the beach, they will go to the hotel and freshen up.
They will have a delicious meal, and plan the evening, strolling the boardwalk.