(Continuing from last week; the couple are outside having a chat, don’t ya know)
Just then a gust of wind caught my coat and almost knocked me over. Strong arms kept me from taking a fall, my worst fear; and oh the feeling of those arms. His warmth came through his jacket and toasted me down to my toes.
“Thanks for saving me from another hip replacement, Mr. uh Brody.”
“And you saved me from another knee operation.”
“So why didn’t you speak with me where it’s warm inside?”
His handsome weathered face, ruddy with the wind, turned a deeper red. “I turned me hearing aids off when I saw you next to me because I knew I’d need all my powers to concentrate and not think about you.”
He smiled and said, “Hot lunch,is it? and beckoned to someone I didn’t see and a limousine pulled over.
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