A Wedding Gift to Remember
Wind gusted off the ocean, sandpapering the weathered sides of the beach house and rattling the wood shutters. Outside, a chair blew over with a bang. November's storms had arrived. Summer on the cape was delightful, but fall weather was iffy.
Ellie took a sip of non-alcoholic wine, grimaced, and turned on a lamp by the couch. Her parents had been wonderful about the pregnancy. They were always just a telephone call and a hug away.