Friday afternoon, Simon
sat in his living room playing out all possible happenings in his mind for their ‘not-date.’ As it edged closer to evening, Simon decided he better leave to pick Paula up, or they would miss their
When Simon arrived at
Paula’s house, he came to the decision that sitting in her driveway honking his horn to let her know he had arrived
to pick her up would not necessarily be the best way to make her head over heals in love with him, so he got out of the car
and walked up to her front door.
Standing there, staring
at her doorbell, he suddenly realized how nervous he was. Why did this even matter
to him? Other than the $50,000, of course.
He quickly reached out and pushed the doorbell before he could change his mind.
Almost immediately, the
door opened. What Simon saw made him speechless, and Paula must have noticed. She wore a knee-length spaghetti strap dress in the perfect dark red color to compliment
her skin tone.
she said, trying to get his attention.
said immediately snapping out of his daze. “Let’s go.”
He offered her his arm,
which she gladly accepted, and he led her to his car. He opened the door, like
a perfect gentleman, and went around to the other side of the car.