Monday, December 21, 2009
it doesn't have to be wrapped up
"Yeah, he's gotta plan." Amber just smiled.
"Glad somebody's got one." Kyle shrugged. They were drinking hot chocolate in the kitchen. "So why did you come?"
"Some Christmas shopping, and he wanted his parents to meet me." She shrugged sipping her hot drink.
"Oh." They'd just met by accident, he supposed.
"And to meet you." She smiled then.
"Really?" This was freaking Kyle a bit.
"Well, he kind of considers you his closest friend." She told him.
"Oh, yeah, we go way back." Kyle nodded. "He's really a good guy." He looked at Amber. Damn, why did she have to be so cute and sweet. A part of him wanted to go out in the cold and get a reality check. The idea that maybe he'd like to see her, on a date, ate at him. They'd just met. He really wasn't as fast as he used to be with this kind of stuff. And he shouldn't even try. Really, he didn't want too. But he had too. It was like a window of opportunity that he couldn't close, just yet.
"Look," he said. "You wouldn't be interested in going to a wedding with me, would you?"
"I dunno." She smiled all over. "I live, you know, an hour or so away. Out in the country. It would be an awful long drive for you. And its winter."
"That's OK." He smiled. "I can drive. I like driving, actually, and it wouldn't be a problem."
"OK, when?" She looked at him blankly.
"The 28th, you doing anything?" He looked at her seriously while he craddled his cup.
"Are you kidding me," Amber laughed with a smile. "Believe me, I don't do much of anything except take care of livestock."
When he saw her smile, he smiled to, thinking this was the best Christmas present he could get, meeting someone like Amber.