July 30, 2003
"I guess it shows it really pays to fight," he said into the receiver, knowing he was talking, in some ways, about fighting for her. Then it came. That awkward pause after 45 minutes of stories, where he was able to choke back the apprehension and tell her what he meant by the note. He'd come home wondering if the whole trip had been a mistake, but she deliciously surprised him by confiding that she felt the same way but had been worried she'd blown her chance that drunken night. "Nothing could be further from the truth," he mused silently.