Magic of the Best Kind, Part 12

Ben was gone when I woke. He left three wild roses on the pillow beside me. I smiled as my worry lessened a little. Hopefully we had some water to spare. All that day my stomach tightened. Early in the afternoon, when the heat was at its worst – was there no winter in this … Continue reading Magic of the Best Kind, Part 12

Magic of the Best Kind, Part 11

Ben and I left two days later. Mamsie was staying with my family, in what had been my tiny upstairs bedroom. Elise just hugged me when I told her, almost in tears, not to postpone the wedding for me. “Maren, it won’t happen for another month at least, maybe two. Please don’t worry.” Mamsie was … Continue reading Magic of the Best Kind, Part 11