It came all at once, wrote it, looked at the word count... 100. Read it through, didn't change a thing. So it's fresh and pretty much unedited. But nobody dies so there's that.
Ruby picked the song this week, and though you can use any part of it as inspiration, it's the title that sets it all up. It's an blast from the past by Chris De Burgh.
"Lady In Red"
He looked up from the work at hand and caught her glance. Even in the same red dress she’d worn forever, she still took his breath away.
Catching his glance, she smiled. After all these many years, he still had that twinkle in his eye. As much as she loved this busy season, the 26th could not come quick enough. She missed him, and if that sigh he let out was any indication, he missed her too.
Soon enough the gifts would be delivered, the helpers gone home, and they’d have some time alone.
And to all, a good night.