Friday, August 20, 2010
Hunting, Nesting and Gathering -- #Fridayflash
He was gone about an hour while she dozed in and out of consciousness. Her peaceful face held the smile of satisfaction and anticipation. She heard the door open then close and she smiled, moving the pillows so that several were behind her back supporting her as she pulled herself up to a sitting position.
Sounds emanated from the kitchen. He entered the bedroom with a bakery box and two forks. She opened the box folding the top backwards to display the delectable reward.
“Ummm, my favorite,” she cooed. “Key lime cheesecake.”
“You see, I remembered,” he said. “I had to go to three different bakeries to find the one with key lime. Apparently white chocolate strawberry cheesecake is more popular right now but I want to get used to your cravings. We’ll be dealing with this for another seven and a half months. Have you started thinking about names yet?”
Nothing had changed in a thousand years. He was the hunter, she was the nester and soon would be gathering things for the nursery.