A Medicine For Melancholy and Other Stories - In a Season of Calm Weather – A Scent of Sarsparilla Summary & Analysis

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In a Season of Calm Weather – George and Alice Smith are on vacation at Biarritz on the French shore. George, an art lover, is thrilled with the trip because Picasso is visiting friends a few miles down. George dreams of saving up $5,000 to commission a painting from Picasso. While George is walking along the beach, he discovers a tanned stranger drawing images in the sand. George realizes the artist is Picasso. He wonders how it might be possible to save the drawings in the sand, such as using Plaster of Paris to preserve them. The artist smiles at George, and heads down the beach. George then meets his wife for dinner, sadly listening to the sound of the tide coming in.

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