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Like photo albums?
Sat Dec 31, 2016 22:00

"Great," Nathan smiled, sure his mom would love seeing her again and his dad had been asking when he got to meet the lady who finally broke Nathan's long streak of bachelorhood. "And don't worry about paying for it. Lunch is on me this time. My dad wants to meet you. Consider it a Christmas present." He decided not to try to sort out who it was for; himself, Isis, or Dad.

He wasn't surprised when his question was sidestepped without really answering with any kind of specifics, but he was surprised when she pulled over the book she'd brought in and opened it. A photo album?

"Wow," he said, scooting closer to see. "Am I going to get to see tiny you?" he asked, impressed and feeling quite honored.

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    • Like photo albums? - Nathan, Sat Dec 31 22:00
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