She loved him. It was that simple. Plain, dumpy Annie loved her handsome husband.
So why was she crying as she peeled potatoes?
She gave an unladylike sniff as he breezed through the door bringing an earthy smell and a hint of snow. He came up behind her and nuzzled her neck.
Annie turned into his embrace and allowed herself to be seduced by his kiss.
He took her hand and slid something shiny on her finger.
“Diamonds last forever,” he smiled down into her bemused eyes. “And that’s about how long I’ll love you.”
He kissed her tears away…