July 9, 2008
Rick whispered in Amanda’s ear. Her jaw dropped.
“I can’t say that,” she said.
“It’s them or us, Babe,” replied Rick.
Amanda’s mother was about to launch into a tirade when Father Flannigan thrust a hand up.
“How dare you?” he scolded. “How can a good Catholic Girl be married in the outdoors instead of inside the House of God? It’s bad enough you bring a child into your unwedded relationship but now this? You should be ashamed! I expect to see you in confession tomorrow morning before mass.”
“So should Mom since she had me out of wedlock too!”