1. I thought I had said the wrong thing and was worried. Then she phoned and we chatted and there was no misunderstanding, all is well.
2. The fruit salads change as summer progresses, altered by whatever is best in season. Tonight the cherries make it different and the peaches are beginning to make an appearance. I should introduce the salads as a performance, "Now starring...!"
3. Steve and Tess arrive home! All kinds of happiness, hugs and kisses.
4. We sit on the porch after it's dark and cooler and catch up on the news. The patio lights and the table lamp are lit and Tess remarks on how cozy the porch is.