“I asked around about you too.”
He took a bite of his sandwich and they enjoyed their
meal in the serenity of the park. Dimitri nibbled on white seedless
grapes and drank his cranberry juice. Shannon had indeed found out
about him—he figured she’d got her information from Leo. Shannon
closed the lunch sack after handing him a bag. He opened it and saw
it was filled with Snickerdoodles—his favourite cookie. Dimitri
removed one then bit into it—it tasted better than any he’d ever
“What brand is this? It’s delicious.”
“I made it. Will make more for dessert for our date.”
“If I didn’t know better, I’d think you were trying
to romance me.” Dimitri pushed his shoulder against hers playfully.
“I am.” Shannon turned her head, her dark brown eyes
serious, then she winked.
Dimitri chuckled and finished the cookie—keeping the
bag to save the rest for later. Shannon rose and he followed her,
taking her hand in his as they retraced their steps back to her
“I enjoyed lunch. Do you want to meet again
He didn’t even hesitate. “Yes. Same time.” Dimitri
kissed her gently.
Shannon pressed against him then moved away.
“Tomorrow.” She got in her vehicle before honking her
horn and driving away.
Dimitri stood on the kerb and watched her leave. At
least now Saturday didn’t seem so far away.