January 15, 2012
Creelmans - Round 17
Jody scoffed. "Maybe after we have a big enough nest egg," she said.
"Well? How much do you want?"
Jody thought about it. "At least 100,000. Then maybe I'll consider slowing down."
Adam tucked a stray hair behind Jody's ear. "I just want to be able to enjoy our last years together, rather than always worrying about work!"
"Yeah, but what now? Should we vacation? Start a business?"
Adam held Jody's hand. "Let's start by not worrying about those things. Let's just enjoy this minute."
Jody smiled. "This is a pretty nice minute, isn't it?"
Adam squeezed her hand and leaned forward to kiss her.
He was wrong.
Nothing in the book prepared you for when your little girl moved away to college.
"If you need anything when you get to the dorm, let us know!" He told her before she headed off. "And call us when you get there."
Opal smiled and hugged him tight. "I'll be fine, Daddy!"
"I know you will. If that driver tries anything, use the mace I gave you."
"Fine! Fine! Go! We love you!"