“And here we are, aren’t we,” she said pretending to be shy.

“No,” he replied seeing her play. “And we are here.”

“Where to next?” he asked lightly, playing along knowing she’d play until someone came along with [a] Big Foot. Might as well play along.

“Hmmmm,” she said, laughing … “I’m not finished yet, but we can start. It’ll just give us a reason to do crazy things in between just because. And if you need a reason it’s because we’re waiting for a beard to grow. I’m not sure who’s yet; yours or mine.”

He stopped and stared at her. He was going to laugh, but he forgot. He thought maybe he was falling in love with her …

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