"I talked to Matt today," Katie said to Buck that night as they were laying in bed.
Buck rolled over to face her." Really? How is he and the family doing?"
"They seem to be doing well. I was an idiot and forgot abut the time zones when I called him first thing this morning and it turns out that our first thing in the morning is still their middle of the night." Bucked laughed heartily at that.
"Right?" Katie began again. "So then when he called me back this afternoon and asked me how things were, I told him about the fair. Then, he poked fun at me because it really did seem like I called him at four-thirty in the morning about the fair." She laughed out loud to that one herself. She really did sound like a child excited about something and calling her parents.
"Oh Katie, I sure do love you." He pulled her close to himself, still laughing.
Katie cleared her throat and tried to stifle her laughter. "Anyways," she went on," He is going to see what he can find out about it and then call me back, he said maybe all of us and he, Grace, and the kids can get together if we come in."
"Now that sounds like a good time waiting to happen." Buck said as he stroked her auburn hair, nonchalantly noticing grey starting to subtly peek through.
"No kidding, mom, really?" Daisy asked excitedly as Katie told her sh...