“I’m glad we’re exercising together today, sweetie,” Justin said as the couple began their run. “There’s something I want to–“
“Going all around the lake will probably make us hangry,” Holly interrupted. “It’s over seven miles.”
“The junior VP really liked my presentation,” Holly announced. “I hope I get better assignments from her now.”
“I hope so too, honey! So, I’ve been thinking–“
“I wonder how many phones are at the bottom of the lake?” Holly mused as she began to jog faster. “My brother dropped his in here yesterday while he was fishing.”
“Holly, wait up,” Justin panted. “I really need to discuss something important with you, but all you want to do is ramble on about meaningless stuff.”
But Holly was too far in front of him now to hear and the wind grabbed his words and flung them away. Soon, Holly was running so fast that she became a blur and disappeared around the bend.
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Written for Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.
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