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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Heartstrings (6) Preview



"What time do you close from work?" I asked Becky.

" Why do you ask?"

"I want to take you out after work," I said, praying silently she would accept.

"I don't really have any closing time; it depends on mu schedule which is really tight right now with productions and other stuff. Maybe some other time, " she said.

That turned out to be nearly a month later after several calls and messages.

"It's easier to see our President at Aso Rock Villa in Abuja than to see you, " I said teasingly the evening I had picked her from her home for our first date.

She laughed.

"Not my fault,  Demola. Blame my job! As you can see, we journalists are very busy people. It's a jealous profession that takes nearly 100 percent of your time."

"But you can't work all the time!" I protested. "All work and no play..."

"Yeah! I know! But what can I do, with endless deadlines all the time, " she said .

"Ok. Let me have fifty."

She glanced quickly at me.

"What?"

"Fifty percent of your spare time. That's all I ask, Becky," I implored.

"Greedy guy! " she said, smiling.

"I know I am...when it comes to being with you!", I said, turning from the road to grin at her...


Watch out for the rest of the story coming soon!

 





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