Annemarie doesn't sleep very well. She can tell when her uncle goes to milk the cows, and she wakes up before Ellen.
Annemarie can tell that her mom and Kirsti are already up, too, so she goes to join them and lets Ellen stay in bed. A little extra sleep never hurt.
Kirsti has adopted the kitten the girls had found the day before. She named him Thor, and is taking care of him pretty well.
The visitors are all benefiting from being on Henrik's farm, at least in the food department. Because he has a cow, they have cream and butter, which are both huge treats.
Annemarie and her mom talk about how the foreign soldiers are taking everything from them. Usually they'd take the butter, too.
The Johansen ladies manage to find the humor in their conversation, and Ellen eventually wakes up and joins them.
Later that day, Annemarie and Ellen have some quality BFF time exploring the farm. They gather flowers while Annemarie's mom cleans the whole farmhouse (hmmm, doesn't sound like quite a fair trade-off to us…).
When Henrik returns, he and Mrs. Johansen joke about how he should get married.
During the conversation, Annemarie realizes that the grown-ups are speaking in code again—something about "fishing." She doesn't quite know what it means, but it can't be good.
Then Henrik announces some strange news: they're going to have a funeral that night for Great-aunt Birte, coffin and all.
Annemarie doesn't get it: she's pretty sure they don't have a Great-aunt Birte.