Bud had a hard time sleeping last night, but knew he needed to tell his friends what he did. They decided to meet for coffee at Stan’s house at 10:00 AM. Annie left last night, so they could check it out without her knowing anything about what he did. Bud was a bit relieved he could confess to just the guys. He hoped it might make his confessing easier.
Happy Monday! Hope you all enjoy your Labor Day holiday!
As I was walking Maddie in our neighborhood after I posted last week’s post, I started coming up with a possible answer to what Stan wanted to share with Bud and Harvey at The Kasino Club.
“Let me tell you a story,” Stan replied.
“Ok,” Bud said.
“You guys know Annie, my wife. Of course you do. She was remembering the good ole days when we were in high school. With the 50s music, poodle skirts and dances.”
“Those were some fun times,” Harvey replied, nodding his head.
“She went up into the attic and pulled her hope chest out of the dustiest corner of the room. Guess what else we found back there?”
“What?” Bud and Harvey asked in unison.
“The time capsule that Annie made us put together after high school graduation.”
“You still have that thing?” Harvey asked, “I forgot all we did that.”
“After we got back from our honeymoon, Annie went and got it from the place in the woods where we buried it. She wanted to make sure we kept it in a safe place. Do you remember where it was buried?”
“Out by Madison Pond. By the fourth tree away from the lake.”
“Good memory Harvey.”
Bud looked down at the table. He couldn’t make eye contact with anyone.
“What’s wrong with you?” Stan asked Bud as he took a big gulp of his beer.
“I’m just not as excited about the time capsule as you two are.”
“O.k,” Stan replied, “so when should we all get together to open it?”
“Shouldn’t this be something the wives should schedule? They always undo our plans and redo them with what works for them,” Harvey stated.
“I was thinking of taking a look before we all get together.”
“Annie will be mad Stan.” Bud finally said.
“He speaks!” Harvey exclaimed.
“They can’t be mad if they don’t know. Annie is going to be at her mom’s this weekend, so we’ll have the house all to ourselves.”
Be sure to stop by the Monday Morning Blog next week to find out what is in the time capsule.
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