Friday, June 8, 2012
winding it up
It was rather an overdue visit, but Olivia finally talked Amber into it. She was after all at her folk's place in the country.
"Well, I know you can only stand that farm for so long." Olivia knew Amber liked the city. Scott got on at the base in a civilian job so all was calm now. Olivia hoped, anyway. And she certainly didn't bring up the last visit.
"Scott wants to move to the country." Amber sighed as if that was not what she wanted.
"He does?" Olivia winced with a laugh. "But he likes to golf so much and you know, not farm..like your dad."
"I know. I don't think he's cut out for it, but once he puts his mind to it, you know, Mr. Determination." She said she was glad he got the job so quickly after getting out of the military.
"I thought he would have stayed in, you know." Olivia guessed, but she knew times were tough and Amber was so lucky to have a home and a guy like Scott.
"I'm glad he didn't." Amber sounded as if it were a relief to her.
Olivia was taking a break from classes. Suddenly, she was all a chatter about wanting to meet up with everyone, like some sort of reunion.
"Would you be up to seeing Roger?" Olivia even shocked herself when she asked. "I'm sorry." She winced. What was she thinking? "Its just..he's so..different now. Its like Ryan brainwashed him and sucked the life out of him, or something."
"That would be kind of fun to see." Amber smiled as if Olivia already made her day. Olivia smiled back as they headed for the streets to find what thrifting there was on a summer's day.