She followed him into the garage — walked him all the way to the car door and kissed him good bye. She pushed the button that raised the garage door and waved at him as he rolled away. She closed the garage door and went in the house.
She had a huge list of things to get done and an appointment to keep. Time was precious. She got her Avon deliveries together, made her grocery list, took her shower and dressed for the day. Then She grabbed her car keys and headed for the garage … where there was no car.
The good-bye kiss replayed in her mind. Afterward He stepped into the car and She closed the door behind him. She even remembered waving as He drove away. So why was it that She was surprised to find herself without the car?
Sometimes She frightens herself.
She called him on the phone.
“Hello, Love,” He answered.
She said, “I … love…you?”
“Uhm,” He said. “Why does that sound like a question?”
She said, “I have no car.”
He laughed. “I wondered when you would notice that,” He said. “In about a half an hour, I will come and get you and take you out to lunch, then you can take me to work and have the car.”
Then She said emphatically, “I love you!”