girl. She imagined the dress, the church and the ring.
perfect. That is until three days after the engagement ring was placed on her
finger, everything fell apart.
down in a matter of minutes? Dig in her heels and show everyone, including
herself, how strong she really is…
their two children. She and her husband have been together for over a decade and
he brings her more joy than she could ever imagine as a child. Their two
children have filled their lives with laughter and excitement on a daily basis.
She loves to read and has been hooked on the romance genre ever since her
lifelong best friend Laura gave her “Ashes to Ashes’ by Tami Hoag to read when
they were in high school.
parents. They always support her in life, they push her
to strive for greatness. There once was a motto that Ashley heard in her youth
through her Taekwondo life ‘Reach for the Stars’ and that is what Ashley has
always done. It was through her upbringing that the values Ashley has and
display’s came from. With her Parents always cheering her on in life she was
able to grow up having faith in herself and her ability to conquer the
kidding me?” I said to the clerk at the gas station.
back my debit card.
already out of money? No, there is plenty of money on there, run it again.” I
This pimply eighteen year old teenager looked annoyed with me but I was starting
to be annoyed with him. I wasn’t broke I had money. Hell I lived at home I had a
lot of money!
me, and then I saw a twenty plop down on the counter top.
in place. He was back, he was really back. And now he was paying for my gas.
“Jessie.” I said in a low airy breath.
engine red, “Think it is safe to say I have been better.”
eighteen years old said. I turn my head back to the front of the counter, “No I
and bag of charcoal. What an odd combination of purchases.
body felt like shaking at his touch. Then I felt him pushing me towards the
direction of the door. “I know I didn’t, but I wanted to.”
at him. “When did you get back to town?”
to do is find a house, then a wife and have kids.”
haven’t changed.” I kept laughing.
need to find someone quickly or my end of year plan will be crushed to