“Wow, it’s loud. Did I catch you out?” I could hear nothing put a thumping bassline.
“Hang on!” Now it sounded like she was moving through different rooms playing different music. Oh yeah, she was at that place she took me.
Different rooms and floors all playing something different. Suddenly it was much quieter, “Alright. Quiet now.”
“I’m sorry, I was trying to catch you before you went out.”
“It’s Josie’s birthday so we’ve been out since about noon. Brunch, shopping, movie, dinner, now clubs. I’m glad you called. Group decision making is starting to wear on my nerves.”
I laughed. That’s my girl. “Good, I don’t feel so bad now. Since I was trying to avoid interrupting you. Having fun otherwise?”
“Yeah, I’m fairly drunk and very stuffed. Could be bad news later.”
We chatted for a few minutes before I got to my point. I was nervous. I admit it.
You’d think the whole girlfriend thing would have made me feel less nervous, and maybe it would after we saw each other again and figured out exactly what that meant. If it meant anything.
It did to me. Which brings me back to being nervous. “You know we’re back in the states soon.” I waited for her to make a sound indicating she did.
“I’d like to fly over a few days early and spend them with you. If it’s a’right?” Added that last bit just in case.
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