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A garden of surprise

©J Hardy Carroll

It was a strange place to go to get to know another person better. It was just their second encounter. Simon had promised a “surprise that would definitely be worth her time” if Harriet accepted to see him again. She blushed and accepted without thinking too much. Sometimes overthinking steals the joy of impulsive actions.

They spent almost the entire day at the botanical gardens. She had never been, but it was on her ‘to-do’ list. He had recently read about it.

It was there that they both discovered the importance of being blown away by someone’s mind and personality.

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15 thoughts on “A garden of surprise

  1. GHLearner on said:

    This is wonderful. Being blown away by someone’s mind and personality: what a wonderful feeling that is. And if it is the beginning of a loving relationship it bodes well for the future.

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  2. Sounds like the start of something big. Blossoming like the flowers.

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  3. I think this would be a perfect place to take a date. Nicely written story.

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  4. A love story amid all the doomsday stories! Refreshing 🙂

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  5. A lovely, positive story with a great message about genuine love. And personal experience shows me it does sometimes come true!

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  6. …and they both lived happily ever after! Delightful.

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  7. Mind and personality – if only more people were judged that way. Nice one.

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