“Yes, Seth, I know your heritage…
“Maybe dating back to the pharaohs.”
You’ve told me. ”
Agatha’s eyes roll as she lowers the receiver from her ear.
“Yes, I do believe in planning ahead. …. It is an admirable goal in husband.”
“I love the new house.”
“No, I’m not angry that you purchased it without me seeing it first.” She quietly gasps and looks at her roommate and soon to be bridesmaid.
“The river out back is beautiful.”
“The backyard will make a wonderful place for the dinner party.”
“Seth,” Agatha composes herself and speaks as quickly before Seth could interrupt.
“It’s not the house… or the river, Seth. They are lovely.”
And then she went there.
“My family loves you. They know you are a tad eccentric. But don’t you think it would have been better to wait until after our wedding to build your honorary burial.”
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