All tagged proposal

“Sir, you don’t understand! They’re going to find me and drag me back to Albuquerque.”

“Miss Dalton, I’m a combat veteran—from the war in Korea. ... And I assure you: No one will drag you away ... not while you’re under my protection, which you are—as of now. So come and eat breakfast.”

“Can we at least hide the car first and cover it so it can’t be seen from the road?”

“Get behind the wheel. I’ll push. We’ll park it on the other side of my army truck and I’ll cover it with a tarp. ... Then come and eat. I’m starving for my trout. And if you want, I’ll scramble you some eggs and make some toast. If you like potatoes, I’ll fry some. And I have orange juice. I myself will just have trout—nothing else to spoil the taste of the trout.”

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