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The Teslocks
Me too!
Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:46pm
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Madison waved gaily to Derek's parents, feeling probably as cool as she would for the whole week when Derek's mom touched her cheek. Madison tried to reciprocate, but at the same moment Mrs. Orton was standing up, Madison tried to do the cheek-touchy-thing, and ended up accidentally brushing her cheek against Mrs. Orton's chest. She blushed furiously, and sat silent for the rest of the conversation.

Erin accepted the greeting semi-awkwardly, in the form of hardly doing anything at all. She smiled, still, at the parents, finding the three of them a similar match to her own family. She had spent plenty of her married life getting curious looks in restaurants, and imagined the Ortons must feel similarly. She warmed up, then, as Joe shook Harvey's hand.

Joe gave a firm handshake in response, and a tight, but warm smile. "Joe," he introduced, and put an arm around Erin's waist, managing to have wrangled it free from her grasp. "This is my wife, Erin, and my son, Reece. Great to meet you folks." He was an excellent example to a number of other fathers double-taking in Mayra's direction; Joe held eye contact with both parents, and shook Mayra's out of consideration, polite and semi-formal as he always was. Then he kissed Erin on the cheek and excused himself: "I'm going to say hello to Devon, excuse -"

"He's talking to Eve!" Erin gasped back, eyes wide. Joe shrugged, and strode off, leaving Erin with her children, as Madison tugged a thumb to the air and grinned, "Wanna teach my brother a flying lesson?"

Erin smiled nervously at the Ortons, pulling at her turtleneck. "Um," she tried, biting her lip. She had nothing to say.

  • Nada en absolutoThe Ortons, Fri Jul 16 10:13pm
    Derek waved with a large grin. Madison was as good as anyone. At least she didn't get moody or anything. "¿Quién es esto? " Who is this? his mother asked, her manicured hands on his shoulders. "This... more
    • Me too! — The Teslocks, Fri Jul 16 10:46pm
      • Y entonces había dosMayra, Fri Jul 16 10:58pm
        Derek looked to his mom when Madison suggested flying. Of course he'd rather go flying than stick around all these adults! "Please?" "Si, amor pequeño," she nodded. "¡No se meta en líos!" She shouted ... more
        • Um, nice to meet you, tooErin Grace . . . Alone, Sat Jul 17 10:17pm
          Madison Connor and Reece ran off with Derek, and Erin looked around for Joe. He was greeting Devon, in the same three feet as Eve, and Erin promptly decided that her best plan of action was to stay... more
          • Mi mejor nuevo amigoMayra Orton, Sun Jul 18 12:34am
            Mayra nodded empathetically. Derek was always into some sort of mischief, but he was just a child. Her baby boy. He didn't know quite what he was doing and he wouldn't hurt a fly, she was sure of... more
            • Now you're just scaring meErin, Sun Jul 18 12:23pm
              "Oh," Erin responded, berating herself for choosing "reading" as the word to come out of her mouth. Reading. She didn't read, not unless she was at work, or it was a romance novel, cheap and trashy... more
              • No, no, no es espantadoMayra and Harvey, Sun Jul 18 2:01pm
                "Oh of course," Myra agreed. "All of us will have to get together. I will owl her tomorrow and see when she's available." She liked this woman. She was quiet, but willing to talk. She knew the... more
                • Really, I'm sure that T. is just in his own headErin and Devon T. Grace, Sun Jul 18 5:57pm
                  Erin was shocked to hear that Mayra would rather sleep alone in a hotel, without her husband, than endure the discomfort of apparation. She would travel miles for Joe, in any manner possible, with... more
                  • ¿Tiene esa T su propia cama también? Mayra, Mon Jul 19 12:52am
                    Mayra watched Erin's eyes, looking towards the man walking their way. She looked him up and down as he came over. He wasn't handsome. And as he joined them he was polite, but she wouldn't call him... more
                    • This can not end well. Erin and Devon, Mon Jul 19 9:08pm
                      Erin decided exactly then that she was going to leave this conversation as quickly as possible. She spotted Cassandra and Jael - perhaps she could join them - or go watch the children out on the... more
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