Val stretched, arching her back and eliciting a smile from her husband. She returned his smile as she held her pose a few beats longer than necessary before relaxing. “See anything you like?”
He nodded. “Oh yeah.”
“And what are you going to do about it?” She enjoyed this little game of theirs. Every time she bought something new, she liked to tease him. Plus, she learned to time it so they’d miss dinner with the inlaws.
“I can think of a few things.”
“I can’t wait.”
“It’ll have to wait, though. Mom’s coming to dinner.”
Val’s expression soured. “Oh.”